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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1 Culicini Culicinae: Coquillettidia (Rhynchotaenia) -- Mansoniini venezuelensis (Theobald, 1912) Mansonia (Mansonia) pseudotitillans -- (Theobald, 1901) Ma.
Chakravarty SK, Chakravarty AK, Mukherjee KK et al (1981): Isolation of Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus from Mansonia annulifera species of mosquitoes in Assam.
Tribe Culicini, Deinocerites, Uranotaenia, Mansonia, Orthopodomyia, Aedomyia, Aedes, Psorophora, Haemagogus, Tribe Sabethini, Trichoprosopon, Wyeomyia, PhonionLvia, Limatus, Sabethes.
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Three species of Mansonia are recorded from Mexico, but only two were previously known to occur in Quintana Roo State.
Anti-fungal, anti-oxidant and larvicidal activities of compounds isolated from the heart wood of Mansonia gagei.
Se presume que la desaparicion de los generos Coquiilettidia y Mansonia (Culicidae) sucedio a causa de la erradicacion de la lechuga acuatica; estas larvas poseen estructuras afiladas a manera de peinetas en su sifon respiratorio, que adhieren a las raices de las plantas acuaticas, formando un colchon vegetal que las protege y les permite obtener oxigeno perforando sus tejidos vasculares (Badii et al.