Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Assessment of vector/host contact: Comparison of animal-baited traps and UV-light/suction trap for collecting Culicoides biting midges

Viennet, Elvina; Garros, Claire; Lancelot, Renaud; Gardes, Laetitia; Rakotoarivony, Ignace; Crochet, Didier; Delecolle, Jean-Claude; Moulia, C; Baldet, Thierry; Balenghien, T

Description

The emergence and massive spread of bluetongue in Western Europe during 2006-2008 had disastrous consequences for sheep and cattle production and confirmed the ability of Palaearctic Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) to transmit the virus. Some aspects of Culicoides ecology, especially host-seeking and feeding behaviors, remain insufficiently described due to the difficulty of collecting them directly on a bait animal, the most reliable method to evaluate biting rates. Our aim was to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78818
Source: International Pest Control

Download

There are no files associated with this item.


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  27 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator