Simulium damnosum


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Si·mu·lium dam·no·'sum

species that is an important vector of onchocerciasis in central Africa.

Simulium damnosum

A species that is the intermediate host of the filarial worm Onchocerca volvulus.
See also: Simulium
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Molecular characterization of Simulium damnosum Theobald complex (Diptera: Simuliidae) found along Osun River system, southwestern Nigeria.
Seasonal biting preference of Simulium damnosum complex to exposed human parts at the study sites Human parts Flies caught in percent Budepo Eleja Wet season Dry season Wet season Dry season Head 9.
Infectivity and transmission dynamics of Simulium damnosum s.
Physico-chemical indices of breeding sites of Simulium damnosum in the lower cross river basin, Nigeria.
Survey of breeding sites and variation of Simulium damnosum in Ini Local Government area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
Longitudinal evaluation of repellent activity of Ocimum gratissimum (Labiatae) volatile oil against Simulium damnosum.
A method of estimating the age of field collected female Simulium damnosum (Diptera : Simuliiadae).
Longitudinal evaluation of repellent activity of Ocimum gratissimum (Labiate) volatile oil against Simulium damnosum.