The Mosquito Electrocuting Trap (MET) for collection of mosquito populations that transmit dengue virus was recently tested for the first time. Potentially, this could improve the ability to determine exposure risk to infected bites and increase the effectiveness of disease prevention programs.
Monthly Archives: February 2020
Molecular taxonomy has added significantly to our knowledge in insect evolutionary biology and phylogenetic relationships. An increasing number of mosquito vector taxa are being recognized as species complexes having implications in formulating species-specific control interventions that are cost savvy.