Anopheles vestitipennis, the probable vector of Plasmodium vivax in the Lacandon forest of Chiapas, México.

@article{Loyola1991AnophelesVT,
  title={Anopheles vestitipennis, the probable vector of Plasmodium vivax in the Lacandon forest of Chiapas, M{\'e}xico.},
  author={Elizabeth Loyola and J I Arredondo and Mario Henry Rodr{\'i}guez and D N Brown and M A Vaca-Mar{\'i}n},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1991},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={171-4}
}
Baseline studies to evaluate the role of different anopheline mosquitoes as probable vectors of malaria in the Lacandon rainforest region in Chiapas (México) were carried out in 3 rural villages between June and November 1988. Anopheles vestitipennis was the most abundant species in all the villages, followed by An. albimanus, An. punctimacula and An. darlingi. Human bait collections showed that An. vestitipennis and An. albimanus tended to bite man either indoors or outdoors, while An… CONTINUE READING

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