American Journal of Entomology

Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2023

  • Research Article

    Mapping Potential Anopheles stephensi Habitats for Implementing “Seek and Destroy” Malaria Larval Source Management in Kwale County, Kenya

    Ariel Isabelle Burnett*, Ricardo Izurieta, Ismael Hoare, Namit Choudhari, Jesse Casanova, Brooke Yost, Charles Mbogo, Joseph Mwangangi, Martin Rono, Anthony Masys, Benjamin George Jacob

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 120-129
    Received: Oct. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2023
    Published: Nov. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: We will reveal specific locations of potential habitats of Anopheles stephensi, a new and invasive malaria vector, in Kwale, Kenya. Previous regression models have not been able to locate specific habitats of this malaria vector in Kenya. This publication seeks to determine locations of potential artificial water container habitats of An. stephensi... Show More
  • Research Article

    Seasonal Population Dynamics of White Mango Scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis at Different Agro-ecologies and Its Cardinal Direction Preferences in Western Oromia, Ethiopia

    Temesgen Fita*, Emana Getu, Mulatu Wakgari, Kebede Woldetsadike

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2023
    Pages: 130-142
    Received: Oct. 05, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 09, 2023
    Published: Dec. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: Mango production is constrained by the infestation of arthropod pests, among which white mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis, is the most economically important insect pest causing devastating damage in Ethiopia. This study investigated the status of A. tubercularis in western Oromia, Ethiopia. A total of three districts (Guto Gida, Bako Tibe and ... Show More