Aedes japonicus Mosquitoes Found in Western Canada

By Harvey Black Earlier this year, researchers discovered that Aedes japonicus mosquitoes in southwestern Virginia were capable of carrying La Crosse encephalitis, the leading cause of arboviral encephalitis in children. Now some Canadian entomologists have reported the first appearance of this invasive, disease-carrying mosquito in western Canada. Members of the species were found in a […]

Source: Entomology Today

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