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Landing pattern of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) on the alsynite cylinder trap: effect of wind speed and direction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1941944     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The distribution of stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), caught on adhesive-coated Alsynite cylinder traps indicated that a significantly higher proportion of flies landed on the side most protected from the wind, and that flies were distributed equally on both sides of the traps bisected by the direction of the prevailing wind, and that the proportion of trapped flies decreased significantly with height on the trap. The landing pattern of house flies, Musca domestica L., appeared to differ from that of stable flies. As wind speed increased, the proportion of stable flies landing on the lower and downwind parts of the trap increased.
A B Broce; J R Schwenke; K E Hampton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical entomology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0022-2585     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Med. Entomol.     Publication Date:  1991 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-26     Completed Date:  1991-12-26     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375400     Medline TA:  J Med Entomol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  730-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506.
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MeSH Terms
Flight, Animal*
Muscidae / physiology*

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