A Home to Mosquitoes

Service, Mike W.
June 2011
Bamboo: The Magazine of the American Bamboo Society;Jun2011, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p20
A reprint of the article "A Home to Mosquitoes," by Mike W. Service, which appeared in the Spring 2011 newsletter of the Great Britain chapter of the European Bamboo Society (EBS). It reveals that there are more than 3,500 species of mosquitoes worldwide with most mosquito larvae found in ground waters and in bamboo belonging to various species such as Dendrocalamopsis, Bambusa and Phyllostachys. The most widespread mosquito species that oviposit in bamboo stumps are Aedes aegpti and Aedes albopictus.


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