Volume s1-29, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Summary and Conclusions

  • 1.  Ten species of mosquitoes representing five genera: , and were discovered on the Treasury Islands.
  • 2.  Of the mosquito-borne diseases known to be endemic in the South Pacific, malaria was of primary importance on Stirling and particularly Mono Island in the Treasury group.
  • 3.  Dengue has never been reported, and a 0.7 per cent infectivity rate for was reported in the native inhabitants of Falamai village on the south coast of Mono Island.
  • 4.  A key to the fourth instar larvae is given and a brief discussion relative to the taxonomy and biology of the reported species is presented.


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