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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Walsh, "Light trap studies on Simulium damnosum s.l.
Walsh, "Sticky trap studies on Simulium damnosum s.l.
Osei-Atweneboana, "Onchocerciasis transmission in Ghana: biting and parous rates of host-seeking sibling species of the Simulium damnosum complex," Parasites and Vectors, vol.
Burkett-Cadena et al., "Optimization of the Esperanza window trap for the collection of the African onchocerciasis vector Simulium damnosum sensu lato," Acta Tropica, vol.
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 9.0 (c) 6.7 (c) 12.2 (c) 0 (d) Arm 19.1 (b) 1.0 (d) 16.0 (c) 7.69 (c) Calf 27.7 (b) 23.3 (b) 26.3 (b) 15.5 (b) Below the ankle 44.2 (a) 60 (a) 45.5 (a) 76.9 (a) Values with different letters are significant at p <0.05.
Bioecology of Simulium damnosum Theobald complex along Osun River, Southwest Nigeria.
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. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 2006; 101: 201-5.
Longitudinal evaluation of repellent activity of Ocimum gratissimum (Labiate) volatile oil against Simulium damnosum. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 2006; 707(2): 201-5.