Skip to main content
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 4
  • Cited by
    This article has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Milne, Marc A. and Schwarz, Marcelo 2014. Size Matters: Purple Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea) Pitcher Size Influences the Presence of Aedes albopictus Larvae. The American Midland Naturalist, Vol. 172, Issue. 2, p. 219.

    Edgerly, J. S. Mcfarland, M. Morgan, P. and Livdahl, T. 1998. A seasonal shift in egg-laying behaviour in response to cues of future competition in a treehole mosquito. Journal of Animal Ecology, Vol. 67, Issue. 5, p. 805.

    LINLEY, JOHN R. 1989. Laboratory tests of the effects of p-cresol and 4-methylcyclohexanol on oviposition by three species of Toxorhynchites mosquitoes. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Vol. 3, Issue. 4, p. 347.

    Suleman, M. and Shirin, M. 1981. Laboratory studies on oviposition behaviour of Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae): choice of oviposition medium and oviposition cycle. Bulletin of Entomological Research, Vol. 71, Issue. 03, p. 361.



  • Ivan N. McDaniel (a1), Michael D. Bentley (a1), Hai-Poong Lee (a1) and Mitsuyoshi Yatagai (a1)
  • DOI:
  • Published online: 01 May 2012

Larvae of both Aedes triseriatus (Say) and Aedes atropalpus (Coquillett) produce oviposition attractants active for A. triseriatus, even when the larvae are pretreated with kaolin. These experiments demonstrate that the earlier observed attractancy of larval holding waters was not simply due to the presence of waste matter or associated microorganisms from the larval gut. It is further shown that the active material may be extracted directly from the larvae into hexane or ether. It is also demonstrated that the larval produced oviposition attractants of these species are similar in their ability to attract gravid females of A. triseriatus.

Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

M. D. Bentley , H.-P. Lee , I. N. McDaniel , B. Stiehl , and M. Yatagai . 1974. A mosquito egg counter by simple modification of a colorimeter. J. econ. Ent. 67: 790791.

M. D. Bentley , I. N. McDaniel , H.-P. Lee , B. Stiehl , and M. Yatagai . 1976. Studies of Aedes triseriatus oviposition attractants produced by larvae of Aedes triseriatus and Aedes atropalpus. J. med. Ent. 13: 112115.

G. J. Blomquist , C. L. Soliday , B. A. Byers , J. W. Brakke , and L. L. Jackson . 1972. Cuticular lipids of insects: V. Cuticular wax esters of secondary alcohols from the grasshoppers Melanoplus packardii and Melanoplus sanguinipes. Lipids 7: 356362.

R. H. Dadd and J. E. Kleinjan . 1974. Autophagostimulant from Culex pipiens larvae: Distinction from other mosquito larval factors. Environ. Ent. 3: 2128.

C. K. Dorsey 1944. Mosquito survey activities at Camp Perry, Virginia. Ann. ent. Soc. Am. 37: 376387.

I. N. McDaniel , M. D. Bentley , H.-P. Lee , and M. Yatagai . 1976. Effects of color and larval-produced oviposition attractants on oviposition of Aedes triseriatus. Environ. Ent. 5: 553556.

B. R. Miller , G. R. DeFoliart , and T. M. Yuill . 1977. Vertical transmission of La Crosse virus (California encephalitis group): Transovarial and filial infection rates in Aedes triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae). J. med. Ent. 14: 437440.

P. J. Scholl and G. R. DeFoliart . 1977. Aedes triseriatus and Aedes hendersoni: Vertical and temporal distribution as measured by oviposition. Environ. Ent. 6: 355358.

M. J. Sinsko and P. R. Grimstad . 1977. Habitat separation by differential vertical oviposition of two treehole Aedes in Indiana. Environ. Ent. 6: 485487.

D. M. Watts , S. Pantuwatana , G. R. DeFoliart , T. M. Yuill , and W. H. Thompson . 1973. Transovarial transmission of LaCrosse virus (California encephalitis group) in the mosquito, Aedes triseriatus. Science 182: 11401141.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

The Canadian Entomologist
  • ISSN: 0008-347X
  • EISSN: 1918-3240
  • URL: /core/journals/canadian-entomologist
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *