Invasions by insect vectors of human disease.

@article{Lounibos2002InvasionsBI,
  title={Invasions by insect vectors of human disease.},
  author={Leon Philip Lounibos},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
  year={2002},
  volume={47},
  pages={233-66}
}
Nonindigenous vectors that arrive, establish, and spread in new areas have fomented throughout recorded history epidemics of human diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, typhus, and plague. Although some vagile vectors, such as adults of black flies, biting midges, and tsetse flies, have dispersed into new habitats by flight or wind, human-aided transport is responsible for the arrival and spread of most invasive vectors, such as anthropophilic fleas, lice, kissing bugs, and mosquitoes. From… CONTINUE READING
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