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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 94, No. 6, 1999, pp. 715-718
Bioline Code: oc99217
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 94, No. 6, 1999, pp. 715-718

 en Role of Anopheles (Kerteszia) Bellator as Malaria Vector in Southeastern Brazil (Diptera: Culicidae)
Forattini, Oswaldo Paulo; Kakitani, Iná; dos Santos, Roseli La Corte; Ueno, Helene Mariko & Kobayashi, Keilla Miki

Abstract

New research concerning Anopheles bellator in the southeast of the State of São Paulo, Brazil, are reported. Adult females of this mosquito showed remarkable endophily and endophagy which was even greater than An. cruzii. The epidemiological role of this anopheline as a malaria vector is discussed.

Keywords
Anopheles - Kerteszia - malaria vectors

 
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