The adult mosquito can measure from 4-10 mm (0.16-0.4 in.), and morphologically is mainly composed of a head, thorax, and abdomen. It also possesses wings, which enable it to fly and act as a very important factor in its disease-spreading abilities.
RESEARCHERS SEQUENCE GENOME OF MOSQUITO THAT SPREADS WEST NILE VIRUS UC RIVERSIDE RESEARCHERS SPEARHEADED THE MULTIYEAR PROJECT THAT COULD RESULT IN NOVEL STRATEGIES TO FIGHT WEST NILE AND OTHER CULEX-TRANSMITTED DISEASES.
Sep 30, 2010; Riverside, CA -- The following information was released by the University of California - Riverside: Last year, 720 people in the...