Kerteszia subgenus of Anopheles associated with the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest:current knowledge and future challenges

@article{Marrelli2007KertesziaSO,
  title={Kerteszia subgenus of Anopheles associated with the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest:current knowledge and future challenges},
  author={Mauro Toledo Marrelli and Rosely dos Santos Malafronte and Maria Anice Mureb Sallum and Delsio Natal},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={127 - 127}
}
The Atlantic rainforest ecosystem, where bromeliads are abundant, provides an excellent environment for Kerteszia species, because these anophelines use the axils of those plants as larval habitat. Anopheles (K.) cruzii and Anopheles (K.) bellator are considered the primary vectors of malaria in the Atlantic forest. Although the incidence of malaria has declined in some areas of the Atlantic forest, autochthonous cases are still registered every year, with Anopheles cruzii being considered to… CONTINUE READING
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