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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Dispersal of Adult Stable Flies, Stomoxys Calcitrans (L.), from Point Sources in a Nebraska Landscape

Authors
item Moon, Roger - UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
item Taylor, David
item Broce, Alberto - KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
item Scholl, Philip
item Hogsette, Jerome

Submitted to: Entomological Society of America Proceedings
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: June 24, 2004
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: Poster to be presented at the Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2004. Paper 15793. Mark-recapture studies were conducted in a 41 square km agricultural research center near Mead, NE, in June, 2002 and 2004. Piles of cattle-manure contaminated hay debris were dusted manually with Day-Glo fluorescent powders, and marked flies were captured subsequently with transects or grids of sticky traps in the surrounding landscape. Captured flies were ca. 40% female, and virtually all were previtellogenic nullipars. Spatial distributions indicated rates of spread outward from the point sources were 0.06'0.08 square kilometers per day.

Technical Abstract: Poster to be presented at the Entomological Society of America (ESA) Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2004. Paper 15793. Mark-recapture studies were conducted in a 41 square km agricultural research center near Mead, NE, in June, 2002 and 2004. Piles of cattle-manure contaminated hay debris were dusted manually with Day-Glo fluorescent powders, and marked flies were captured subsequently with transects or grids of sticky traps in the surrounding landscape. Captured flies were ca. 40% female, and virtually all were previtellogenic nullipars. Spatial distributions indicated rates of spread outward from the point sources were 0.06'0.08 square kilometers per day.

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