Laboratory colonization of Aedes Japonicus Japonicus

Eric Williges, Ary Farajollahi, Jamesina J. Scott, Linda J. McCuiston, Wayne J. Crans, Randy Gaugler

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We describe methodology used for the laboratory colonization of Aedes japonicus japonicus, an exotic mosquito species native to eastern Asia and first collected in New Jersey as larvae in 1999. We created a free mating colony in 2000 that readily bloodfed on restrained bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus). A larval diet of finely ground Purina Lab Diet

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)591-593
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Mosquito Control Association
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Insect Science
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics


  • Aedes japonicus japonicus
  • Colony
  • Egg collapse
  • Egg dessication
  • New Jersey


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