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Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part A (2015)

Mosquito Larval Diversity in Three Rural Areas of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu

Author(s): R. Avila Varshini, M. Kanagappan
Abstract: The present study gives an overview of data on the habitat biodiversity of mosquito larvae occurring in three different stations (Mylaudy, Nagercoil and Melpuram) of Kanyakumari District (Tamil Nadu), India, during June 2013 - May 2014. Anopheles sp., Culex sp. and Aedes sp. were more prevalent in Kanyakumari district. Population of Anopheles mosquito larvae was abundant in wet months (June to October) in all the three stations. The most prevalent genus in the district was Anopheles. Aedes was the second dominative genus. Culex sp. was abundant in all the three stations during the dry season from March to May 2014
Relationship between mosquito larval population and Temperature in station I
Fig.: Relationship between mosquito larval population and Temperature in station I
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How to cite this article:
R. Avila Varshini, M. Kanagappan. Mosquito Larval Diversity in Three Rural Areas of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. Int J Mosq Res 2015;2(3):10-13.
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