Haemagogus Capricornii Lutz as a Laboratory Vector of Yellow Fever

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  1. 1.Transmissions of infection with yellow fever virus were obtained in the laboratory by bite of Haemagogus capricornii Lutz, the identity of which was established through the examination of the terminalia of male offspring secured from the infecting females.
  2. 2.The capacity of a given insect to transmit infection by bite was not constant.