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"A one of a kind publication that few if any of the next generation of culicidologists could replicate. Thus, this book will be around and in frequent use for a long time to come."
--Center for Vectorborne Diseases

"What the late Roger Tory Peterson was to birds, the imperial Richard F. Darsie, Jr. Ph.D., is to mosquitoes. If it flies, if it whines, if it bites -- and even if it never bites -- he can describe it at length. And he will . . . Though humanity frets about terrorists, AIDS and ebola, as teeth are gnashed regarding the unspeakable appetites of sharks and alligators, the most dangerous threat to Homo sapiens most likely remains the humble mosquito."
--South Florida Sun-Sentinel

"What the late Roger Tory Peterson was to birds, the imperial Richard F. Darsie, Jr. Ph.D., is to mosquitoes. If it flies, if it whines, if it bites -- and even if it never bites -- he can describe it at length. And he will . . . Though humanity frets about terrorists, AIDS and ebola, as teeth are gnashed regarding the unspeakable appetites of sharks and alligators, the most dangerous threat to Homo sapiens most likely remains the humble mosquito."
--St. Petersburg Times

"What the late Roger Tory Peterson was to birds, the imperial Richard F. Darsie, Jr. Ph.D., is to mosquitoes. If it flies, if it whines, if it bites -- and even if it never bites -- he can describe it at length. And he will . . . Though humanity frets about terrorists, AIDS and ebola, as teeth are gnashed regarding the unspeakable appetites of sharks and alligators, the most dangerous threat to Homo sapiens most likely remains the humble mosquito."
--Miami Herald (Broward Co. edition)

"What the late Roger Tory Peterson was to birds, the imperial Richard F. Darsie, Jr. Ph.D., is to mosquitoes. If it flies, if it whines, if it bites -- and even if it never bites -- he can describe it at length. And he will . . . Though humanity frets about terrorists, AIDS and ebola, as teeth are gnashed regarding the unspeakable appetites of sharks and alligators, the most dangerous threat to Homo sapiens most likely remains the humble mosquito."
--Daytona Beach News-Journal

"What the late Roger Tory Peterson was to birds, the imperial Richard F. Darsie, Jr. Ph.D., is to mosquitoes. If it flies, if it whines, if it bites -- and even if it never bites -- he can describe it at length. And he will . . . Though humanity frets about terrorists, AIDS and ebola, as teeth are gnashed regarding the unspeakable appetites of sharks and alligators, the most dangerous threat to Homo sapiens most likely remains the humble mosquito."
--Highlands Today (Tampa)

"What the late Roger Tory Peterson was to birds, the imperial Richard F. Darsie, Jr. Ph.D., is to mosquitoes. If it flies, if it whines, if it bites -- and even if it never bites -- he can describe it at length. And he will . . . Though humanity frets about terrorists, AIDS and ebola, as teeth are gnashed regarding the unspeakable appetites of sharks and alligators, the most dangerous threat to Homo sapiens most likely remains the humble mosquito."
--St. Augustine Record

"What the late Roger Tory Peterson was to birds, the imperial Richard F. Darsie, Jr. Ph.D., is to mosquitoes. If it flies, if it whines, if it bites -- and even if it never bites -- he can describe it at length. And he will . . . Though humanity frets about terrorists, AIDS and ebola, as teeth are gnashed regarding the unspeakable appetites of sharks and alligators, the most dangerous threat to Homo sapiens most likely remains the humble mosquito."
--The Gainesville Sun

"What the late Roger Tory Peterson was to birds, the imperial Richard F. Darsie, Jr. Ph.D., is to mosquitoes. If it flies, if it whines, if it bites -- and even if it never bites -- he can describe it at length. And he will . . . Though humanity frets about terrorists, AIDS and ebola, as teeth are gnashed regarding the unspeakable appetites of sharks and alligators, the most dangerous threat to Homo sapiens most likely remains the humble mosquito."
--Georgia Times-Union

"What the late Roger Tory Peterson was to birds, the imperial Richard F. Darsie, Jr. Ph.D., is to mosquitoes. If it flies, if it whines, if it bites -- and even if it never bites -- he can describe it at length. And he will . . . Though humanity frets about terrorists, AIDS and ebola, as teeth are gnashed regarding the unspeakable appetites of sharks and alligators, the most dangerous threat to Homo sapiens most likely remains the humble mosquito."
--Bradenton Herald

"This book is now the essential source for the identification of North American mosquitoes. It is a very important milestone in the field of Culicidology."
--Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash.

"This is 'the' identification manual for North American mosquitoes and should be on the shelf of scientists working with these important insects and in most libraries with strong science holdings."
--CHOICE

"For the dedicated mosquito worshipper! This book is undoubtedly a must and with its beautifully illustrated key sets a high standard to follow. It will also, no doubt, prove an attractive volume for more general medical entomologists and enthusiastic students of these irksome, dangerous, and fascinating animals."
--Parasitology

"This book is the essential resource for anyone concerned with mosquito control or biology. It is highly recommended for academic and large public libraries and, of course, all libraries concerned with mosquito control and public health."
--American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)

"Anyone studying mosquitoes will want this book!"
--Science Blogs

A valuable resource. . . . The only comprehensive, relatively up to date book on the identification and geographical distribution of mosquitoes in North America, north of Mexico.
--Journal of Medical Entomology

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