NORTHCOM

MEDICALLY IMPORTANT ARTHROPODS

MOSQUITOES SAND FLIES TICKS SCORPIONS COUNTRIES

The species links below will provide information useful to both the layman and the professional entomologist. Each page contains the scientific name, the bibliographic reference to the original description, brief notes on the habitat of the immatures, the biting habits of the adults, diseases that they can carry, and a list of countries in which a species has been found.

Aedes adult stage   MOSQUITOES

To search for species by country, see WRBU's Mosquito Catalog.

NORTHCOM Dog Heartworm Vectors »

sand fly   SAND FLIES

To search for species by country, see WRBU's Sand Fly Catalog.

tick   TICKS

image not available  SCORPIONS

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NORTHCOM COUNTRIES

For more information on countries, see CIA World Factbook

  • CANADA
  • MEXICO
  • PUERTO RICO
  • UNITED STATES (continental, incl. Alaska)
  • US VIRGIN ISLANDS
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Surrounding water out to approximately 500 nautical miles

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