Rediscovery of Aedes scapularis (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Florida Keys
The first collections of Aedes scapularis (Rondani) (Diptera: Culicidae) from the Florida Keys in 70 yr are reported from Boca Chica Key and Key West, Florida, USA. The importance of this species as a disease vector is briefly discussed.
Se registran las primeras colecciones de Aedes scapularis (Rondani) (Diptera: Culicidae) en 70 años de Boca Chica Key y Key West, Florida, EE. UU. Se discute brevemente la importancia de esta especie como vector de enfermedades.
Key Words: geographic distribution; reintroduction; island; surveillance; Boca Chica Key; species inventory
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