SHORT COMMUNICATION A New Fixing Technique Using Rice Vinegar Prior to Mosquito Dissection (Diptera: Culicidae)

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Insects preserved in fluid have traditionally been placed in 70–80% ethyl alcohol (Borror and DeLong, 1971). When internal structures such as ovaries require examination, FAA or Kahle’s solution, a combination of alcohol, formaldehyde, and acetic acid, is often used (Pennak, 1953). Recent studies involving viral testing of insects and DNA analysis recommend… (More)

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@inproceedings{Norden2005SHORTCA, title={SHORT COMMUNICATION A New Fixing Technique Using Rice Vinegar Prior to Mosquito Dissection (Diptera: Culicidae)}, author={Beth B. Norden and Ralph E. Webb and P W Mccardle and G B White}, year={2005} }