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First record of Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) in Malta


Gatt, P; Deeming, J C; Schaffner, F (2009). First record of Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) in Malta. European Mosquito Bulletin, (27):56-64.

Abstract

Aedes albopictus (Skuse, 1894) is newly added to the mosquito fauna of Malta, which now numbers ten species. Its biology and distribution are briefly described and its establishment and possible modes of introduction to the island are discussed. The need for further field work and surveillance is highlighted.

Abstract

Aedes albopictus (Skuse, 1894) is newly added to the mosquito fauna of Malta, which now numbers ten species. Its biology and distribution are briefly described and its establishment and possible modes of introduction to the island are discussed. The need for further field work and surveillance is highlighted.

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Item Type:Journal Article, not refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Parasitology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Parasitology
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
600 Technology
Language:English
Date:2009
Deposited On:04 Nov 2009 12:44
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 13:31
Publisher:University of East London
ISSN:1460-6127
Official URL:http://e-m-b.org/sites/e-m-b.org/files/EMB%2827%2956-64.pdf

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