Mark-recapture studies of host selection by Anopheles (Anopheles) vestitipennis.

  title={Mark-recapture studies of host selection by Anopheles (Anopheles) vestitipennis.},
  author={Armando Ulloa and Juan Ignacio Arredondo-Jimenez and M. Hern{\'a}ndez Rodriguez and Ildefonso Fern{\'a}ndez-Salas},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  volume={18 1},
We present herein the results of a series of mark-recapture experiments with female Anopheles vestitipennis. Theses experiments used human and animal hosts to assess the degree of anthropophily of field-caught specimens, originally collected on either host, and of their offspring. Fidelity of mosquitoes to particular hosts was estimated by recapturing marked host-seeking mosquitoes returning for a 2nd blood meal. Results indicated that mosquitoes seeking animal hosts were more faithful (80.48… CONTINUE READING