Host preferences and feeding patterns of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) at Kowanyama, Cape York Peninsula, northern Queensland

@inproceedings{Kay1979HostPA,
  title={Host preferences and feeding patterns of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) at Kowanyama, Cape York Peninsula, northern Queensland},
  author={Brian H. Kay and P. F. Boreham and Gregory M. Williams},
  year={1979}
}
Closely spaced stable traps were used to determine the preferences of mosquitoes for 6 vertebrates at Kowanyama, northern Queensland, on 4 occasions during the wet and dry seasons of 1974–75. A total of 44 626 mosquitoes from 35 taxa was collected and compared with 26 215 specimens of 15 taxa trapped at Charleville, south-west Queensland, in February 1976. Host preference was analysed in detail for 11 species; Anopheles bancroftii Giles, An. amictus Edw., An. annulipes Wlk., An. farauti Lav… CONTINUE READING

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