Ecology of Anopheles stephensi Liston in southern Iran.

  title={Ecology of Anopheles stephensi Liston in southern Iran.},
  author={A V Manouchehri and E Javadian and N Eshighy and M Motabar},
  journal={Tropical and geographical medicine},
  volume={28 3},
Anopheles stephensi mysorensis is an important malaria vector in southern Iran. It is known to be the vector of malaria in Abadan, Bandar Abbas, Kazeroun and Dezful. It readily attacks man. Precipitan tests on specimens from different parts of southern Iran showed that 15.7% were positive for human blood. This species usually rests indoors, but a small proportion of its population has been caught outdoors. Larval habitats vary. This species is resistant to DDT and Dieldrin in most of the areas… CONTINUE READING