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January 11, 1908

Mosquito Life.

JAMA. 1908;L(2):143. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02530280059028

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This work is both popular and scientific. It furnishes the general reader an intelligible account of the structure and an interesting description of the habits of the mosquito with some notes on the commoner species, especially those which are concerned in the transmission of disease. Two chapters are devoted to malaria, yellow fever and other diseases which are carried by mosquitoes and one to the methods of destruction of the insects. The book grows out of the work of Dr. J. W. Dupree, whose assistant the author was and whose notes she has used. Unfortunately, Dr. Dupree died before he could give the results of his researches to the world. The author pays a fitting tribute to his memory. The book closes with a set of keys by which the identity of particular species can be determined from the adult forms or from the ova or larvæ. It bids fair

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