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Floods Raise Mosquito Population, Not West Nile Virus

University of Illinois entomologist says the species that carry West Nile virus is more likely to breed in dry weather.

06/18/2015

Gallinipper (left) compared to a standard sized mosquito.(www.nbcmiami.com)

Gallinippers Are Nothing New In Illinois

Huge version of mosquito has been a local native for decades.

03/18/2013

Cicada The Washington Post

Total Information AM – Thursday, June 2nd

Part of the soundtrack of summer includes cicadas. We spoke with entomologist Mary Kroening about the little beasties. Dr. Joe warned us about the summer sun and skin cancer and the folks at FEMA and the American Red Cross want to help small businesses prepare for disasters.

06/02/2011

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