of new mosquito species of Meghalaya, India
Khan*, P. Dutta, J. Borah and J. Mahanta
Medical Research Centre (ICMR), N. E. Region, Dibrugarh-786 001, India
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21 December 2010
10 April 2011
10 November 2011
17 March 2012
study on mosquitoes in parts of Meghalaya revealed the presence of 64 species
of mosquitoes under 10 genera. In monsoon (June to October) and post-monsoon
(November to May) survey, 42 and 48 species of mosquitoes were detected,
respectivily. Higher species diversity was found at lower elevations (up to
1050 m). Anopheles peditaeniatus, An. sinensis, Aedes vexans, Ae.
nigrostriatus, Ae. annandalei, Culex. fuscocephala, Cx. pseudovishnui, Cx.
murrelli, Cx. brevipalpis, Coquillettidia novochracea, Lutzia halifaxii,
Malaya genurostris, Ml. jacobsoni, Tripteroides aranoides, Toxorhynchites
minimus, Uranotaenia campestris, Ur. edwardsi and Ur. testaceae
which were never reported earlier from Meghalaya state were detected in the
present study and the findings were discussed with previously published
reports from the state.
Japanese encephalitis, Malaria, Meghalaya
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