Morphological characters of adult Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) marajoara in Venezuela.

  title={Morphological characters of adult Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) marajoara in Venezuela.},
  author={Yasm{\'i}n Rubio-Palis and Richard J Wilkerson and Hern{\'a}n Guzm{\'a}n},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  volume={19 2},
A morphometric study was carried out to find diagnostic characters with which to update taxonomic keys for field identification of Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) marajoara and the 3 other sympatric Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) species (An. darlingi, An. argyritarsis, and An. braziliensis) that occur in Venezuela. Diagnostic random amplified polymorphic DNA-polymerase chain reaction markers from wild-caught specimens showed that An. marajoara was the only species in the Anopheles albitarsis complex… CONTINUE READING