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International Journal of Mosquito Research
Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part B (2017)
Diversity of vector mosquitoes in selected areas of Sattur Taluk (Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu, India)
Author(s): P Anandh and SP Sevarkodiyone
Abstract: The present, study was undertaken to known the mosquito fauna with reference to diversity of selected area of Sattur Taluk, Four villages of Virudhunagar District, Tamilnadu, in India. The study period was undertaken for the period of eight months (September 2015 to April 2016). Twelve species belong to four genera was recorded. Gegion wise study on diversity of mosquitoes was almost similar with limited fluctuations. Culex quinquefasciatus was recorded as the major group of mosquitoes followed by Culex tritaeniorhynchus. The three species of mosquitoes were constantly present in the study period namely Aedes aegypti, Culex quinquefasciatus and Armigeres subalbatus. The biodiversity index and species richness was higher during the month of December 2015.
How to cite this article:
P Anandh and SP Sevarkodiyone. Diversity of vector mosquitoes in selected areas of Sattur Taluk (Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu, India). 2017; 4(4): 140-144.