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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 96, No. 5, 2001, pp. 657-658
Bioline Code: oc01100
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 96, No. 5, 2001, pp. 657-658

 en SHORT COMMUNICATION - Reappearance of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Lima, Peru
Carlos Sevilla Andrade; Abraham G Cáceres; Aldo Vaquerizo; Sergio Ibañez-Bernal & Lourdes Sulca Cachay

Abstract

We report here the reappearence of Aedes aegypti in the Rimac district, and summarize the history of this mosquito species in Peru since its first detection in 1852.

On March 17 2000 were found Ae. aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus in Mariscal Castilla town, Flor de Amancaes, San Juan de Amancaes, El Altillo and Santa Rosa in the Rimac district, Lima Province.

Keywords
Aedes aegypti, Culicidae, Diptera, Lima, Peru

 
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