Corpus ID: 22421181

[Longitudinal study of Cyclopidae, intermediary hosts of the Guinea worm in the Sudano-Sahelian area (Burkina Faso)].

@article{Guiguemd1987LongitudinalSO,
  title={[Longitudinal study of Cyclopidae, intermediary hosts of the Guinea worm in the Sudano-Sahelian area (Burkina Faso)].},
  author={Tinga Robert Guiguemd{\'e} and Jean-Bosco Ou{\'e}draogo and Akpa Rapha{\"e}l Gbary and Kathrin Steib},
  journal={Annales de parasitologie humaine et comparee},
  year={1987},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={
          484-91
        }
}
During 18 months covering two annual rainy seasons, 338 monthly water samples were taken in 29 ponds of two dracunculosis endemic villages of south-western Burkina Faso. The dynamics of ponds inhabited by Cyclopidae has been surveyed as far as their densities and their species are concerned. We identified a total number of 17 species from 6 genera of which the decreasing order in frequency is: Thermocyclops, Mesocyclops, Metacyclops, Cryptocyclops, Microcyclops and Allocyclops. The dominant… Expand