Sydney University Department of Medical Entomology Westmead Hospital
Fact Sheets

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Vector-Borne Diseases

Virus Ross River disease & Barmah
Forest disease (mosquitoes)
Virus Australian, Murray Valley and
Kunjin encephalitis (mosquitoes)
Virus Japanese Encephalitis (mosquitoes)
Virus Dengue Fever (mosquitoes)
Dog heartworm Dog Heartworm (mosquitoes)
Malaria Malaria (mosquitoes)
Lyme disease Lyme disease (ticks)
Spotted fever rickettsia Spotted Fevers (ticks)

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Medically Important Arthropods
Bees Ants, Bees & Wasps
Bedbug Bed bugs
Caterpillars Caterpillars
? Entomophobia
Delusionary Parasitosis
Illusionary Parasitosis
Fleas Fleas
Biting flies Flies - Biting
Sandflies Flies - Biting Midges
(Sand Flies)
Non-biting flies Flies - Non biting
Mosquitoes Flies - Mosquitoes
Myiatic Flies Flies - Myiasis
Body lice Lice - Body
Head lice Lice - Head
Pubic lice Lice - Pubic
Bird mite Mites - Bird
Dust mite Mites - Dust
Scabies mite Mites - Scabies
Scorpions Scorpions
Spiders Spiders
Ticks Ticks
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Mosquito Managment for Wetlands

Saline wetlands

Saline

Freshwater & Constructed

Freshwater & Constructed

Irrigated Wetlands

Irrigated Agriculture

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