Study on mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) diversity in Jodhpur district of the Rajasthan state
Author(s): Gaurav Sharma, Surbhi Chittora and Raj Ojha
Abstract: The present study was conducted to determine the diversity of mosquito species in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan state. The study was undertaken in a monsoon session for a period of 12 days (September 18, 2020 to September 29, 2020). Larvae, eggs, and adult stages of mosquitoes were collected to generate information about the diversity of mosquito fauna in the district. Total 651 specimens, represented 4 genera and 13 species was recorded in the study namely, Culex, aedes, Anopheles and Armigeres. Culex (n=297) was found as dominant genus followed by Aedes (n=256), Anopheles (n=77) and Armigeres (n=21).
How to cite this article:
Gaurav Sharma, Surbhi Chittora, Raj Ojha. Study on mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) diversity in Jodhpur district of the Rajasthan state. Int J Mosq Res 2021;8(4):16-19.