The malaria vector was Anopheles darlingi
mosquitoes, one of the most efficient neotropical vectors.
is the main vector in the inland regions of Brazil.
The effect of deforestation on the human-biting rate of Anopheles darlingi
, the primary vector of falciparum malaria in the Peruvian Amazon.
The deforestation creates favourable conditions for the mosquito Anopheles darlingi
, which transmits the malaria parasite if it draws its blood meals from infected humans.
Habitat suitability mapping of Anopheles darlingi
in the surroundings of the Manso hydropower plant reservoir, Mato Grosso, Central Broil.
Their results, published in the January issue of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, reveal that the bite rate from Peru's main malaria-spreading mosquito, Anopheles darlingi
, was nearly 300 times greater in areas cleared for logging, ranching, and other human activities than in areas with less ecological alteration.
A team from Johns Hopkins University collected 15,000 mosquitoes from a jungle road in northeastern Peru and counted how many were Anopheles darlingi
, which transmits malaria.
Eradication of Anopheles darlingi
from the inhabited areas of British Guiana by DDT residual spraying.
In Brazil, the Anopheles darlingi
, doesn't respond to the light or wind traps researchers use in Africa.
Characterization of Anopheles darlingi
(Diptera: Culicidae) larval habitats in Belize, Central America.
vivax from high-prevalence regions to an area where an efficient vector for malaria, Anopheles darlingi
mosquitoes, was present (9).
The most important malaria vectors in the country are Anopheles albimanus, Anopheles darlingi
, and Anopheles nuneztovari (2), transmitting Plasmodium falciparum (46.