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Studies on Anopheles (Kerteszia) homunculus Komp (Diptera: Culicidae)

Author(s):
Mureb Sallum, Maria Anice [1] ; Dos Santos, Cecilia L. S. ; Wilkerson, Richard C. [2]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Saude Publ, Dept Epidemiol, BR-01246904 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Walter Reed Army Inst Res, Dept Entomol, Silver Spring, MD 20910 - USA
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; n. 2299, p. 1-18, NOV 27 2009.
Web of Science Citations: 5
Abstract

The present findings suggest that Anopheles (Kerteszia) homunculus may comprise more than one species. The rDNA ITS2 sequence data corroborate the presence of An. homunculus l.s. in Mata Atlantica, southern Brazil, and suggest that specimens from Trinidad may belong to an unnamed morphologically similar species. There is a need for additional studies to establish the geographical distribution of An. homunculus l.s. in continental South America and in Trinidad, especially in southern Mata Atlantica, Brazil. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 05/53973-0 - Systematics of the Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) (Diptera: Culicidae)
Grantee:Maria Anice Mureb Sallum
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants