Biting rhythms of some anophelines in central Gujarat.

  title={Biting rhythms of some anophelines in central Gujarat.},
  author={Rajendra Mohan Bhatt and Vinay Kohli},
  journal={Indian journal of malariology},
  volume={33 4},
A total of 41,552 anophelines comprising 16 species were collected during 70 all-night bovine-bait collection carried out in six villages of Kheda district, Gujarat. Anopheles subpictus, An. varuna, An. culicifacies, An. stephensi and An. vagus had unimodal biting rhythms. Most feeding occurred during the early night with occasional increase during pre-dawn/dawn hours. An. pallidus exhibited bimodal biting rhythm with two well-defined peaks. An. turkhudi, An. tessellatus, An. fluviatilis, An… CONTINUE READING

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