Mansonia


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Mansonia

 [man-so´ne-ah]
a genus of mosquitoes comprising some 55 species, distributed primarily in tropical regions, important as vectors of microfilariae and viruses.

Mansonia

(man-sō'nē-ă),
A genus of brown or black medium-sized mosquitoes (tribe Culicini), often with banded abdomen and legs; larvae and pupae have modified breathing tubes enabling them to pierce aquatic plants to obtain air. Mansonia mosquitoes are distributed worldwide and, in tropical areas, are important vectors of Brugia malayi; in some areas they also transmit Wuchereria bancrofti.
[P. Manson]

Mansonia

/Man·so·nia/ (man-so´ne-ah) a genus of mosquitoes, several species of which transmit Brugia malayi; some may also transmit viruses, such as those of equine encephalomyelitis.

Manson,

Sir Patrick, English authority on tropical medicine, 1844-1922.
Schistosoma mansoni - a disease-causing parasite transmitted by snails.
Mansonella - a genus of filaria, widely distributed in tropical Africa and South America.
Mansonia - a genus of brown or black medium-sized mosquitoes.
Manson disease - Synonym(s): Schistosoma mansoni
Manson eye worm - a widely distributed spiruroid nematode parasite of fowl. Synonym(s): Oxyspirura mansoni
Manson pyosis - obsolete term for a superficial pyogenic infection. Synonym(s): pemphigus contagiosus
Manson schistosomiasis - Synonym(s): schistosomiasis mansoni
Manson syndrome - pulmonary obliterative arteriolitis.
Oxyspirura mansoni - Synonym(s): Manson eye worm
schistosomiasis mansoni - infection with Schistosoma mansoni. Synonym(s): intestinal schistosomiasis; Manson disease; Manson schistosomiasis

Mansonia

a genus of mosquitoes in the family Culicidae and vectors of Dirofilaria immitis of dogs and the virus of Rift Valley fever in all species. Now called Taeniorhynchus spp.
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The main species were Mansonia uniformis (Theobald) (59.
Species diversity of mosquitoes collected between August 2005 and July 2006 in Abeokuta Mosquito species Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Mansonia africana 110 157 177 128 75 Mansonia uniformis 0 0 0 0 0 Culex quiquefasciatus 74 95 96 70 62 Culex duttoni 0 0 7 0 0 Culex tigripes 0 0 0 7 0 Anopheles gambiae 23 24 25 21 9 Anopheles funestus 0 4 0 0 0 Aedes aegypti 2 8 4 6 0 Aedes albopictus 19 18 31 17 2 Coquilletidia macullipennis 18 20 30 29 21 Total 246 326 370 278 169 Percentage 9.
The heartwood can be yellow-brown, grey-brown or light mauve; the purple color of fresh-cut mansonia will usually fade.
Maguari virus has been previously isolated from mosquitoes of the Aedes, Mansonia, and Psorophora spp.
Field evaluation of biodegradable controlled release formulation of fenthion against Mansonia mosquitos.
20) In addition to Anopheles, other potential and known mosquito vectors on Guam belong to the genera Aedes, Culex, and Mansonia.
Six species each belonging to genus Culex and Anopheles, two species to genus Aedes and one species each to genus Armigeres and genus Mansonia were collected.
The isolation of West Nile virus from man and of Usutu virus from the birdbiting mosquito Mansonia aurites (Theobald) in the Entebbe area of Uganda.
Mansonia titillans and Coquillettidia perturbans, two biting pests implicated in transmitting eastern equine encephalitis, are also attracted.