1921
Volume 7, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Summary

From mosquitoes collected in anthropophilic situations, 24 man-biting species are recorded with seasonal distribution and other biometric data, including six species of , three of , seven of and eight of and were dissected for malaria parasites in both midgut and salivary glands; all dissections were negative. Thoracic dissections for filarial larvae were also made on these three species. The only positive dissection was one containing two second-stage larvae, possibly bancroftian.

Data from light trapping and larval collecting are included for four additional species, including two species of and two of . It is concluded that these four species do not feed on human blood in the area studied. () and () are recorded from Liberia for the first time.

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