1921
Volume 11, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

Three stations—one in the north, one in the south, and one central—were established on Taiwan to collect mosquitoes for studies of the vector of Japanese encephalitis virus. Both Magoon traps and light traps caught only small numbers of mosquitoes. To obtain large numbers it was necessary to collect individually from cattle tethered outdoors. Most mosquitoes were collected during the first two hours after sunset. was the predominant mosquito species collected with animal bait in northern Taiwan. was the predominant species in the south. A variety of other species were caught with different seasonal incidence. The results with various collection methods are presented.

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