Anopheline species, some of their habits and relation to malaria in endemic areas of Rondônia State, Amazon region of Brazil.

@article{LourenodeOliveira1989AnophelineSS,
  title={Anopheline species, some of their habits and relation to malaria in endemic areas of Rond{\^o}nia State, Amazon region of Brazil.},
  author={Ricardo Lourenço-de-Oliveira and Anthony {\'E}rico Guimar{\~a}es and M Arl{\'e} and T F da Silva and M{\'a}rcia Gonçalves de Castro and M A Motta and L M Deane},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={1989},
  volume={84 4},
  pages={501-14}
}
In view of recent studies incriminating several species of anophelines, besides Anopheles darlingi, as malaria vectors in the Brazilian Amazon, we performed an anopheline survey in four localities--Ariquemes, Cujubim, Machadinho and Itapoã do Oeste--in Rondônia, the most malarious State in the Country. Twenty species were found. An. darlingi was, by far, the dominant species and the only one whose density coincided with that of malaria. On human baits it was more numerous in the immediate… CONTINUE READING

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