Accession Number:

AD0697176

Title:

ARTHROPODS OF MEDICAL IMPORTANCE IN AMERICA NORTH OF MEXICO

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

NEW YORK STATE COLL OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES ITHACA

Report Date:

1969-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

347.0

Abstract:

The occurrence of insects and other arthropods of medical importance in America North of Mexico is summarized on the basis of review of most of the available references in the scientific literature. The report includes, for each major group of arthropods, a listing of species and subspecies with biological and distributional data, tabulations of diseases of disease organisms transmitted, and literature citations. The groups of arthropods included, with the number of species or subspecies in parentheses, are Mosquitoes 361, Black flies 234, Sand flies 13, Midges 122, Horse flies 554, Biting flies 4, Non-biting flies 45, Fleas 543, Bugs 30, Urticating and vesicating arthropods 9, Ticks 110, Mites 78, and Miscellaneous arthropods 17.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE