TITLE

New record and updated checklists of the mosquitoes of Afghanistan and Iraq

AUTHOR(S)
Rueda, Leopoldo M.; Pecor, James E.; Lowen, Robert G.; Carder, Mark
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Vector Ecology;Dec2008, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p397
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report which includes a new distribution record and updated checklists of the mosquitoes known to occur in both Afghanistan and Iraq. The distribution record is based on field collections from various localities during 2003-2005 and on accessioned specimens deposited in the U.S. National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. In Afghanistan, 15 species were identified in five genera. In Irag, 1,847 adult mosquitoes were collected from various localities in two governates.
ACCESSION #
35619776

 

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