Detailed assessment of microhabitat suitability for Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

@article{Vezzani2005DetailedAO,
  title={Detailed assessment of microhabitat suitability for Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.},
  author={Dar{\'i}o Vezzani and Alejandra Rubio and Stella Maris Vel{\'a}zquez and Nicol{\'a}s J Schweigmann and Thorsten Wiegand},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2005},
  volume={95 2},
  pages={123-31}
}
Little information is available on the ecology of Aedes aegypti Linnaeus at the southern extreme of its distribution (Buenos Aires, Argentina), particularly on microhabitat suitability. The aim of our study was to identify at a detailed scale, microhabitat factors that correlate with the presence of preimaginal stages of the mosquito. In March 2001, we performed a spatial census of all containers located in a 1 ha patch within a cemetery in Buenos Aires City. On a reference map (1:700) we… CONTINUE READING

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