About the Authors

Ary Faraji

ary@slcmad.org

Affiliations Center for Vector Biology, Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America, Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Isik Unlu

Affiliations Center for Vector Biology, Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America, Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Taryn Crepeau

Affiliation Monmouth County Mosquito Extermination Commission, Eatontown, New Jersey, United States of America

Sean Healy

Affiliations Monmouth County Mosquito Extermination Commission, Eatontown, New Jersey, United States of America, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Scott Crans

Affiliation Center for Vector Biology, Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Griffith Lizarraga

Affiliation Department of Environmental Sciences, Clarke Mosquito Control, Roselle, Illinois, United States of America

Dina Fonseca

Affiliation Center for Vector Biology, Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Randy Gaugler

Affiliation Center for Vector Biology, Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors also note that they received assistance from Clarke Mosquito Control, in the form of microscopes and field supplies used during our investigations. The authors have declared this in the online submission forms and our manuscript; however, this does not alter adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AF IU TC SH SC GL DF RG. Performed the experiments: AF IU TC SH SC GL. Analyzed the data: AF IU DF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AF SH GL DF RG. Wrote the paper: AF IU TC SH DF RG.