About the Authors

David G. Lilly

Affiliation Department of Medical Entomology, The University of Sydney and Pathology West–ICPMR Westmead, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, 2415, Australia

Sharissa L. Latham

Affiliation Australian Centre for Microscopy & Microanalysis, The University of Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia

Cameron E. Webb

Affiliation Department of Medical Entomology, The University of Sydney and Pathology West–ICPMR Westmead, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, 2415, Australia

Stephen L. Doggett

stephen.doggett@health.nsw.gov.au

Affiliation Department of Medical Entomology, The University of Sydney and Pathology West–ICPMR Westmead, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, 2415, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have read the journal's policy and have the following competing interests: DGL received partial funding from Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd. DGL, CEW and SLD received insecticide for use in this study free of charge from Syngenta Crop Protection Pty Limited. This did not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DGL SLL CEW SLD. Performed the experiments: DGL SLL. Analyzed the data: DGL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DGL SLL. Wrote the paper: DGL SLL CEW SLD.