At level of Americas, Anopheles darlingi
is one of the most important malaria vectors (4), occurring mainly in Amazon region and showed high degree of variability in behavioral traits and capable of maintaining a relatively high transmission of malaria even when found in low densities (5,6).
The malaria vector was Anopheles darlingi
mosquitoes, one of the most efficient neotropical vectors.
The effect of deforestation on the human-biting rate of Anopheles darlingi
, the primary vector of falciparum malaria in the Peruvian Amazon.
is the main vector in the inland regions of Brazil.
The subgenus Nyssorhynchus includes the main Neotropical vectors of malaria in the genus Anopheles, such as Anopheles darlingi
(Root, 1926) and Anopheles aquasalis (Curry, 1932).
En Colombia se encontro asociacion entre el incremento en los niveles de oxidasas de funcion mixta y esterasas no especificas y la resistencia registrada a DDT y a lambdacialotrina en una poblacion de Anopheles darlingi
Root, 1926, del Choco (Fonseca et al.
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.
Pools Especies individuos pools positivos Culex salinarius 1116 22 0 Culex pipiens 1018 20 0 Culex tarsalis 572 12 0 Culex territans 280 7 0 Culex sp 20 -- -- Anopheles albimanus 512 11 0 Anopheles darlingi
162 3 0 Mansonia spp.
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.