Species composition and distribution of adult Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) in Panama.

  title={Species composition and distribution of adult Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) in Panama.},
  author={Jose Loaiza and Eldredge P Bermingham and Marilyn E. Scott and Jos{\'e} R Rovira and Jan E Conn},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  volume={45 5},
Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) species composition and distribution were studied using human landing catch data over a 35-yr period in Panama. Mosquitoes were collected from 77 sites during 228 field trips carried out by members of the National Malaria Eradication Service. Fourteen Anopheles species were identified. The highest average human biting rates were recorded from Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) albimanus (Wiedemann) (9.8 bites/person/night) and Anopheles (Anopheles) punctimacula (Dyar and… CONTINUE READING
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