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Distribution of field caught mosquitoes from Laredo, Texas
(Texas A&M International University, 2011-08)
Within the last decades, mosquito-borne viruses have re-emerged in the United States. These infectious viruses include Dengue, West Nile, St. Louis Encephalitis, and Chikungunya, just to name a few. Originating in sub-tropical ...
The Wandering Spider Guild of Webb County, Texas
(Texas A&M International University, 2014-10-02)
Analysis of 10 years of spider collecting in Webb County, Texas has yielded 549 specimens in 21 genera and 55 species. This study was performed to establish similarities and relationships among wandering spiders of south ...
The Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) as a bio-monitor for determining the distribution of antimony, arsenic and thallium in the water column and sediments of Manadas Creek, Laredo, Texas
(Texas A&M International University, 2016-02)
Manadas Creek is an urban tributary of the Rio Grande that flows past a decommissioned antimony smelter. This smelter is associated with the heavy metal contamination in the creek and still poses a threat to the surrounding ...