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Title: Detection of the exotic mosquito Culex gelidus in the Northern Territory
Authors: Whelan, Peter I
Hayes, Gwenda
Carter, Jane M
Wilson, Andrea
Haigh, Bernadette
Issue Date: Mar-2000
Publisher: The Office of Health Protection in the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
Series/Report no.: Communicable Disease Intelligence
Vol. 24 Supplement
Abstract: The Medical Entomology Branch (MEB) of Territory Health Services (THS) has confirmed the presence of established breeding populations of the exotic mosquito Culex gelidus in the towns of Katherine, Batchelor and Darwin in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia. It is also probably present in Alice Springs. While there are no immediate public health risk, it adds to the number of pest and potential disease vector mosquitoes in the Northern Territory.
ISSN: 0725-3141
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Insects
Northern Territory
Vector control
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