Article in the New Yorker, Pest Control, September 19, 2016 Issue
The article shows a team of entomologists deploying sophisticated traps to catch species that could carry Zika.
To Catch a Mosquito
By Laura Parker
Aedes albopictus is an early riser. Of the fifty-one mosquito species in New York, albopictus—a close cousin of Aedes aegypti, the species responsible for spreading Zika—prefers to restrict its activity to power breakfasts, in the mornings, and to teatime, in the late afternoons (The common house mosquito is active in the evenings.) …
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