Parasites of the Asian tiger mosquito and other container-inhabiting mosquitoes (Diptera:Culicidae) in northcentral Florida.

@article{Fukuda1997ParasitesOT,
  title={Parasites of the Asian tiger mosquito and other container-inhabiting mosquitoes (Diptera:Culicidae) in northcentral Florida.},
  author={T. Fukuda and Osborne R. Willis and Donald R. Barnard},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={1997},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={
          226-33
        }
}
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