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Title: Report of exotic mosquitoes imported into Darwin port area 31 January 2001
Authors: Whelan, Peter I
Issue Date: Mar-2001
Publisher: Mosquito Control Association of Australia Inc.
Series/Report no.: Bulletin of the Mosquito Control Association of Australia Inc.
Vol. 13, No. 1
Abstract: Territory Health Services and the Australian Ouarantine Inspection Service recently released details of the interception of a high-risk importation of exotic mosqitoes into the Frances Bay port facilities in Darwin in the Northern Territory. The importation occurred in a damaged vehicle offloaded from a cargo vessel, which arrived from Dili in East Timor 31/1/2001. An Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS) officer detected the importation after live flying mosquitoes were observed flying from the just offloaded vehicle on the afternoon 31/1/2001. Live larvae and pupae were observed on the poorly accessible floor of the vehicle in approximately one litre of shallow water.
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ISSN: 1440-4990
Type: Bulletin
Subjects: Insects
Mosquitoes
Darwin
Quarantine
East Timor
Timor-Leste
Vector control
Insecticides
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