SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • Andrewartha, H.G. & Birch, L.C. (1954) The Distribution and Abundance of Animals. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
  • Anonymous (2006a) Bluetongue in the Netherlands. OIE Disease Information, 34, 612.
  • Anonymous (2006b) Bluetongue in Belgium. OIE Disease Information, 34, 616.
  • Anonymous (2006c) Bluetongue in Germany. OIE Disease Information, 34, 618.
  • Austin, M.P., Nicholls, C.R. & Margules, C.R. (1990) Measurement of the realised quantitative niche: environmental niches of five Eucalyptus species. Ecological Monographs, 60, 161177.
  • Baylis, M., Bouayoune, H., Touti, J. & El Hasnaoui, H. (1998) Use of climatic data and satellite imagery to model the abundance of Culicoides imicola, the vector of African horse sickness virus, in Morocco. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 12, 255266.
  • Baylis, M., El Hasnaoui, H., Bouayoune, H., Touti, J. & Mellor, P.S. (1997) The spatial and seasonal distribution of African horse sickness and its potential Culicoides vectors in Morocco. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 11, 203212.
  • Baylis, M., Meiswinkel, R. & Venter, G.J. (1999) A preliminary attempt to use climate data and satellite imagery to model the abundance and distribution of Culicoides imicola (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in southern Africa. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association – Tydskrif Van die Suid-Afrikaanse Veterinere Vereniging, 70, 8089.
  • Baylis, M. & Mellor, P.S. (2001) Bluetongue around the Mediterranean in 2001. Veterinary Record, 149, 659.
  • Baylis, M., Mellor, P.S., Wittmann, E.J. & Rogers, D.J. (2001) Prediction of areas around the Mediterranean at risk of bluetongue by modelling the distribution of its vector using satellite imaging. Veterinary Record, 149, 639643.
  • Baylis, M. & Rawlings, P. (1998) Modelling the distribution and abundance of Culicoides imicola in Morocco and Iberia using climatic data and satellite imagery. Archives of Virology, Suppl. 14 (1998), 137153.
  • Braverman, Y. (1978) Characteristics of Culicoides (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) breeding places near Salisbury, Rhodesia. Ecological Entomology, 3, 163170.
  • Braverman, Y. & Galun, R. (1973) The occurrence of Culicoides in Israel with reference to the incidence of bluetongue.Refuah Veterinaria, 30, 121127.
  • Braverman, Y., Galun, R. & Ziv, M. (1974) Breeding sites of some Culicoides species (Diptera-Ceratopogonidae) in Israel. Mosquito News, 34, 303308.
  • Calistri, P., Goffredo, M., Caporale, V. & Meiswinkel, R. (2003) The distribution of Culicoides imicola. Italy: application and evaluation of current Mediterranean models based on climate. Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Series B, 50, 132138.
  • Carpenter, S., Lunt, H.L., Arav, D., Venter, G.J. & Mellor, P.S. (2006) Oral susceptibility to bluetongue virus of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from the United Kingdom. Journal of Medical Entomology, 43, 7378.
  • Conte, A., Giovannini, A., Savini, L., Goffredo, M., Calistri, P. & Meiswinkel, R. (2003) The effect of climate on the presence of Culicoides imicola in Italy. Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Series B, 50, 139147.
  • Currie, D.J. (1991) Energy and large scale patterns of animal and plant species richness. American Naturalist, 137, 2749.
  • De Liberato, C., Purse, B.V., Goffredo, M., Scholl, F. & Scaramozzino, P. (2003) Geographical and seasonal distribution of the bluetongue virus vector, Culicoides imicola, in central Italy. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 17, 388394.
  • De Liberato, C., Scavia, G., Lorenzetti, R., Scaramozzino, P., Amaddeo, D., Cardeti, G., Scicluna, M., Ferrari, G. & Autorino, G.L. (2005) Identification of Culicoides obsoletus (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) as a vector of bluetongue virus in central Italy. Veterinary Record, 156, 301304.
  • European Commission (EC) (2004) Commission Decision (2004/34/EC) of 6 January 2004 amending Decision 2003/828/EC with regards to the movements of vaccinated animals from protection zones. Official Journal of the European Union, L7/47, 13/01/2004.
  • Guisan, A. & Zimmerman, N.E. (2000) Predictive habitat distribution models in ecology. Ecological Modelling, 135, 147186.
  • Hutchinson, G.E. (1957) Concluding remarks. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, 22, 415427.
  • Jennings, D.M. (1983) Culicoides from Western Turkey in relation to bluetongue disease of sheep and cattle. Revue d’Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire Des Pays Tropicaux, 36, 6770.
  • Meiswinkel, R. & Baylis, M. (1998) Morphological confirmation of the separate species status of Culicoides (Avaritia) nudipalpis Delfinado, 1961 and C. (A.) imicola Kieffer, 1913 (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 65, 916.
  • Meiswinkel, R., Baylis, M. & Labuschagne, K. (2000) Stabling and the protection of horses from Culicoides bolitinos (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), a recently identified vector of African horse sickness. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 90, 509515.
  • Mellor, P.S. (1996) Culicoides: vectors, climate change and disease risk. Veterinary Bulletin, 66, 301306.
  • Mellor, P.S. & Boorman, J. (1995) The transmission and geographical spread of African horse sickness and bluetongue viruses. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 89, 115.
  • Mellor, P.S., Boorman, J. & Baylis, M. (2000) Culicoides biting midges: their role as arbovirus vectors. Annual Review of Entomology, 45, 307340.
  • Mellor, P.S., Jennings, M. & Boorman, J.P.T. (1984) Culicoides from Greece in relation to the spread of bluetongue virus. Revue d’Elevage et de Medecine Veterinaire Des Pays Tropicaux, 37, 286289.
  • Mellor, P.S., Jennings, D.M., Wilkinson, P.J. & Boorman, J.P.T. (1985) Culicoides imicola – a bluetongue virus vector in Spain and Portugal. Veterinary Record, 116, 589590.
  • Mellor, P.S. & Pitzolis, G. (1979) Observations on breeding sites and light-trap collections of Culicoides during an outbreak of bluetongue in Cyprus. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 69, 229234.
  • Mellor, P.S. & Wittmann, E.J. (2002) Bluetongue virus in the Mediterranean Basin 1998–2001. Veterinary Journal, 164, 2037.
  • Mitchell, T.D., Carter, T.R., Jones, P.D., Hulme, M. & New, M. (2004) A comprehensive set of high-resolution grids of monthly climate for Europe and the globe: the observed record (1901–2000) and 16 scenarios (2001–2100). Tyndall Centre Working Paper, 55.
  • Monteys, V.S.I. & Saiz-Ardanaz, M. (2003) Culicoides midges in Catalonia (Spain), with special reference to likely bluetongue virus vectors. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 17, 288293.
  • Nevill, E.M. (1971) Cattle and Culicoides biting midges as possible overwintering hosts of bluetongue virus. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 38, 6572.
  • Peterson, A.T., Bauer, J.T. & Mills, J.N. (2004) Ecologic and geographic distribution of Filovirus disease. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 10, 4247.
  • Peterson, A.T. & Shaw, J. (2003) Lutzomyia vectors for cutaneous leishmaniasis in Southern Brazil: ecological niche models, predicted geographic distributions and climate change effects. International Journal for Parasitology, 33, 919931.
  • Purse, B.V., Mellor, P.S., Rogers, D.J., Samuel, A.R., Mertens, P.P.C. & Baylis, M. (2005) Climate change and the recent emergence of bluetongue in Europe. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 3, 171181.
  • Rawlings, P., Capela, R., Pro, M.J., Ortega, M.D., Pena, I., Rubio, C., Gasca, A. & Mellor, P.S. (1998) The relationship between climate and the distribution of Culicoides imicola in Iberia. Archives of Virology, Suppl. 14 (1998), 93102.
  • Rogers, D.J. (2006) Models for vectors and vector-borne diseases. Advances in Parasitology, 62, 135.
  • Rogers, D.J., Hay, S.I. & Packer, M.J. (1996) Predicting the distribution of tsetse flies in West Africa using temporal Fourier processed meteorological satellite data. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 90, 225241.
  • Rogers, D.J. & Randolph, S.E. (2003) Studying the global distribution of infectious diseases using GIS and RS. Nature Reviews: Microbiology, 1, 231236.
  • Savini, G., Goffredo, M., Monaco, F., Di Gennaro, A., Cafiero, M.A., Baldi, L., De Santis, P., Meiswinkel, R. & Caporale, V. (2005) Bluetongue virus isolations from midges belonging to the Obsoletus complex (Culicoides, Diptera: ceratopogonidae) in Italy. Veterinary Record, 157, 133139.
  • Savini, G., Goffredo, M., Monaco, F., De Santio, P. & Meiswinkel, R. (2003) Transmission of bluetongue virus in Italy. Veterinary Record, 152, 119.
  • Sellers, R.F. & Mellor, P.S. (1993) Temperature and the persistence of viruses in Culicoides spp. during adverse conditions.Revue Scientifique et technique de l’office International des Epizooties, 12, 733755.
  • Soberon, J. & Peterson, A. (2005) Interpretation of models of fundamental ecological niches and species’ distributional areas. Biodiversity Informatics, 2, 110.
  • Szadziewski, R. (1984) Ceratopogonidae from Algeria VI Culicoides LATR. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne, 54, 163182.
  • Tatem, A.J., Baylis, M., Mellor, P.S., Purse, B.V., Capela, R., Pena, I. & Rogers, D.J. (2003) Prediction of bluetongue vector distribution in Europe and north Africa using satellite imagery. Veterinary Microbiology, 97, 1329.
  • Torina, A., Caracappa, S., Mellor, P.S., Baylis, M. & Purse, B.V. (2004) Spatial distribution of bluetongue virus and its Culicoides vectors in Sicily. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 18, 8189.
  • Van Dijk, A.A. & Huismans, H. (1982) The effect of temperature on the in vitro transcriptase reaction of bluetongue virus, epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus and african horse sickness virus. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 49, 227232.
  • Walker, A.R. (1977) Seasonal fluctuations of Culicoides species (Diptera-Ceratopogonidae) in Kenya. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 67, 217233.
  • Wittman, E.J., Mellor, P.S. & Baylis, M. (2001) Using climate data to map the potential distribution of Culicoides imicola (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Europe. Revue Scientifique et Technique de l’Office International Des Epizooties, 20, 731740.
  • Wittmann, E.J. & Baylis, M. (2000) Climate change: effects on Culicoides-transmitted viruses and implications for the UK. Veterinary Journal, 160, 107117.