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Overwintering of Uranotaenia Unguiculata Adult Females in Central Europe: A Possible Way of Persistence of the Putative New Lineage of West Nile Virus?

Author:
Rudolf, Ivo, Šebesta, Oldřich, Straková, Petra, Betášová, Lenka, blažejová, Hana, VEnclíková, Kristýna, Seidel, Bernhard, Tóth, Sandor, Hubálek, Zdeněk, Schaffner, Francis
Source:
Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 2015 v.31 no.4 pp. 364-365
ISSN:
8756-971X
Subject:
Uranotaenia, West Nile virus, adults, females, overwintering, temperate zones, Austria, Central European region, Czech Republic, Hungary
Abstract:
We report the overwintering of Uranotaenia unguiculata adult females in Central Europe (Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria). This finding suggests a potential mode of winter persistence of putative novel lineage of West Nile virus in the temperate regions of Europe.
Agid:
4689877