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Fig. 1 | Parasites & Vectors

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From: Establishment of a medium-scale mosquito facility: tests on mass production cages for Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae)

Fig. 1

Different dimensions of stainless steel cages for the maintenance of mosquito adults. a Small cage (30 × 30 × 30 cm). b Big cage A (90 × 30 × 30 cm). c Big cage B-1 (90 × 30 × 50 cm). d Big cage B-2 (90 × 50 × 30 cm). Black lines represent the number of nets added to increase the overall resting surface for the mosquitoes. The bottom of the cages is stainless steel while the other four sides (except for the right side, light grey part ) are stainless steel mesh sieve (40 sieves/cm2). A white blazer with cuffs (diameter 12 × 25 cm) is hung on the right side, allows for placing and removing the oviposition cup

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