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.
Mosquito species composition in the study area
How to cite this article:
Maiby Thankachan, Arya Gopinath. Diversity of mosquito species in plantation areas of mananthavady, wayanad district of Kerala. Int J Mosq Res 2017;4(2):24-26.