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Changes in the feeding behaviour of a malaria vector, Anopheles farauti Lav., following use of DDT as a residual spray in houses in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate.
SUMMARY 1 To investigate the failure of DDT to interrupt malaria transmission in parts of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate, regular all-night man-biting catches of malaria vectors wereExpand
Observations on malaria vectors of the Anopheles punctulatus complex in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate.
  • B. Taylor
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of medical entomology
  • 10 January 1975
All available information on malaria vector species of the Anopheles (Cellia) punctulatus complex in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate is presented. Particular emphasis is placed on theExpand
The ant mosaic on cocoa and other tree crops in Western Nigeria
Abstract. 1. Data on ant distribution on the various blocks of cocoa studied at Gambari Experimental Station shows a clear mosaic of ant colonies. Distribution maps and analyses of associationsExpand
This review brings up to date the knowledge of the mosquitoes of the Solomon Islands. Almost 200 new distribution records are detailed for 80 of the 99 species and partially described forms now knownExpand
The abundance and inter-specific relations of common ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on cocoa farms in western Nigeria
Following a demonstration of the role of ants in the dissemination of Phytophthora pod rot and an intensive study of the ant mosaic on cocoa at the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, there was aExpand
A New Ant Species of the Genus Tetramorium Mayr, 1855 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Saudi Arabia, with a Revised Key to the Arabian Species
Tetramorium amalae sp. n. is described and illustrated from Saudi Arabia based on two worker caste specimens collected in Al Bahah region. The new species belongs to the T. shilohense group andExpand
First record of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood, 1840 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Saudi Arabia with description of a new species, C. abuhurayri sp. n.
Abstract The myrmicine ant genus Carebara is recorded for the first time in Saudi Arabia from the Arabian Peninsula as a whole. A new species Carebara abuhurayri sp. n. is described based on workersExpand
The Formicine Ant Genus Plagiolepis Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Arabian Peninsula, with Description of Two New Species
ABSTRACT The formicine ant genus Plagiolepis in Arabia is reviewed and an identification key to the worker caste is given. Eight species are recognized, two of which, P. boltoni and P. juddi areExpand
Crematogaster chiarinii ants as a potential biological control agent for protecting honeybee colonies from attack by Dorylus quadratus driver ants in Ethiopia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Driver ants of the genus Dorylus are well known across tropical Africa for their aggressive foraging swarms. Although these swarms have beneficial effects in clearing out invertebrate pests; theyExpand
High mean relatedness among communally galling Tamalia aphids revealed by AFLP analysis
Cooperative or eusocial behavior occurs in gall-inducing insects, but the ecological and evolutionary contexts for these behaviors vary in their details. Foundresses of the manzanita leaf-gall aphid,Expand