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Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) From the Southwestern Brazilian Amazon: Liberdade and Gregorio Rivers

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Author(s):
Hutchings, Rosa Sa Gomes [1] ; Hutchings, Roger William [1] ; Menezes, Isis Sa [1] ; Sallum, Maria Anice Mureb [2]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Inst Nacl de Pesquisas da Amazonia, Lab Bion & Sistemat Culicidae, Coordenacao Biodiversidade, Ave Andre Araujo 2-936, BR-69067375 Manaus, Amazonas - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Saude Publ, Dept Epidemiol, Ave Doutor Arnaldo 715, BR-01246904 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Medical Entomology; v. 57, n. 6, p. 1793-1811, NOV 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

The mosquito community from remote locations toward the southern border of the Brazilian State of Amazonas, in four localities along the Liberdade and Gregorio Rivers, was sampled using CDC and Malaise traps, complemented with net sweeping and immature collections. During May 2011, 190 collections yielded 13,012 mosquitoes, from 15 genera and 112 different species, together with 10 morphospecies, which may represent new undescribed taxa. Among the species collected, there are two new geographical distribution records for the State of Amazonas. Culex, the most abundant genus, also had the highest number of species. Both Aedes and Uranotaenia had the second highest number of species, although they were the second and seventh most abundant, respectively. The most abundant species were Aedes (Ochlerotatus) fulvus (Wiedemann), Aedes (Ochlerotatus) nubilus (Theobald), Culex (Culex) mollis Dyar \& Knab, Nyssorhynchus (Nyssorhynchus) oswaldoi sensu lato, Culex (Melanoconion) pedroi Sirivanakarn \& Belkin, and Culex (Melanoconion) gnomatos Sallum, Hutchings \& Ferreira. The epidemiological implications of mosquito species are discussed and compared with other mosquito inventories from the Amazon region. These results represent the first standardized mosquito inventories of the Liberdade and Gregorio Rivers, with the identification of 112 species and 10 morphospecies, within the municipalities of Ipixuna and Eirunepe, from which we have only few records in the published literature. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/26229-7 - Latitudinal landscape genomics and ecology of Anopheles darlingi
Grantee:Maria Anice Mureb Sallum
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants