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International Journal of Mosquito Research
Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A (2017)

Diversity of mosquito species in plantation areas of mananthavady, wayanad district of Kerala

Author(s): Maiby Thankachan and Arya Gopinath
Abstract: A survey on the diversity of mosquito species in plantation areas of Mananthavady municipal area was conducted for six months from February- July 2016. Larvae and adults of the mosquitoes were collected and identified by running appropriate keys. A total of 17 mosquito species belonging to 6 Genera, namely, Anopheles, Culex, Aedes, Armigeres, Uranotaenia and Tripteroides were identified. Aedes (10) was the most dominant genus followed by Culex (3), Anopheles (1), Uranotaenius (1), Tripteroides (1) and Armigeres (1) respectively.
Pages: 24-26  |  851 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Maiby Thankachan and Arya Gopinath. Diversity of mosquito species in plantation areas of mananthavady, wayanad district of Kerala. 2017; 4(2): 24-26.
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