Researchers discovered this tropical mosquito, Culex panocossa, for the first time in South Florida in October and believe it likely has become established and could spread. The mosquito is known to carry the Everglades virus, a disease that can cause flu-like symptoms or more serious encephalitis.
Researchers discovered this tropical mosquito, Culex panocossa, for the first time in South Florida in October and believe it likely has become established and could spread. The mosquito is known to carry the Everglades virus, a disease that can cause flu-like symptoms or more serious encephalitis. University of Florida Nathan Burkett-Cadena
Researchers discovered this tropical mosquito, Culex panocossa, for the first time in South Florida in October and believe it likely has become established and could spread. The mosquito is known to carry the Everglades virus, a disease that can cause flu-like symptoms or more serious encephalitis. University of Florida Nathan Burkett-Cadena

Two new virus-carrying tropical mosquitoes discovered in South Florida

January 10, 2017 7:33 AM