1921
Volume 8, Issue 2_Part_1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Summary

  • 1.  The geographic distribution of the subgenus Kertezia of in general, and of in particular is reviewed.
  • 2.  A new record for is reported in British Guiana where it was found in the upper reaches of all the rivers in the North West District adjoining a known focus in eastern Venezuela.
  • 3.  was found also in the Potaro River, on the Kaieteur escarpment, and on the east bank of the Essequibo River. High rainfall was a common feature in all these areas.
  • 4.  Larval findings indicative of the presence in the North West District of one or more other species of are recorded.
  • 5.  The principal bromeliad host plants for were the arboreals ; and the large terrestrial plant .
  • 6.  High densities of adult were recorded only at Kaieteur Falls, but in a small Amerindian community in the North West District epidemiological evidence of active malaria transmission is presented.
  • 7.  The potentialities of extended malaria are briefly reviewed in relation to future development in the hinterlands.

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