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DNA Barcodes Can Distinguish Species of Indian Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)
Abstract Species identification of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) based on morphological characteristics remains often difficult in field-collected mosquito specimens in vector-borne diseaseExpand
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Bancroftian filariasis in Pondicherry, south India--epidemiological impact of recovery of the vector population.
An Integrated Vector Management (IVM) strategy was implemented from 1981 to 1985 in one part of Pondicherry, South India, for the control of the bancroftian filariasis vector Culex quinquefasciatusExpand
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Evaluation of organophosphorus and synthetic pyrethroid insecticides against six vector mosquitoe species.
Three organophosphorus compounds- malathion, folithion and temephos- and two synthetic pyrethroids- alphamethrin and deltamethrin- were used for monitoring the susceptibility status of larvae andExpand
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Influence of short time exposure to an insect growth regulator, hexaflumuron, on mortality and adult emergence of vector mosquitoes.
Hexaflumuron, an insect growth regulator (IGR), was found to greatly affect the development of immatures and emergence of adults of three species of vector mosquitoes, Culex quinquefasciatus, AedesExpand
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Faunal richness and the checklist of Indian mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)
A review of published studies revealed that the Indian mosquito fauna comprises 393 species in 49 genera and 41 subgenera. The subfamily Anophelinae contains 61 species in one genus followed byExpand
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MOSQUITOES OF THE MANGROVE FORESTS OF INDIA: PART 1—BHITARKANIKA, ORISSA
ABSTRACT In this first paper of a series on mosquitoes of the mangrove forests of India, details of mosquito species recorded in Bhitarkanika, Orissa, are presented. Forty-three species of mosquitoesExpand
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DNA Barcodes indicate members of the Anopheles fluviatilis (Diptera: Culicidae) species complex to be conspecific in India
Anopheles fluviatilis, a major vector of malaria in India has been described as a complex of three sibling species members, named as S, T and U, based on variations in chromosomal inversions. Also,Expand
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MOSQUITO COLLECTIONS IN THE JEYPORE HILL TRACTS OF ORISSA, INDIA, WITH NOTES ON THREE NEW COUNTRY RECORDS, CULEX (LOPHOCERAOMYIA) PILIFEMORALIS, CULEX (LOPHOCERAOMYIA) WILFREDI, AND HEIZMANNIA
ABSTRACT The occurrence of Culex (Lophoceraomyia) pilifermoralis, Cx. (Lop.) wilfredi, and Heizmannia (Heizmannia) chengi is reported for the first time from India from mosquito collections made inExpand
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Insecticidal activity of some new synthetic compounds against different mosquito species.
Insecticidal activity of an organosilane (HOE 84498, OMS 3055), Organophosphorous (MAT 9460, OMS 3052) and a synthetic pyrethroid compound (Trebon, OMS 3002) was evaluated against adult and larvalExpand
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Application of PDF417 symbology for 'DNA Barcoding'
TLDR
DNA sequences consisting of about 600 base pairs of the 5' region of the cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (COI) gene has been proposed as DNA Barcodes for taxonomical identification of species in different animals. Expand
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