malaria transmission potential by anopheles mosquitoes of dajabon, dominican republic.a field and laboratory study was conducted to determine some of the parameters relevant to malaria transmission by anopheles mosquitoes in dajabon province, dominican republic. although all 4 species occurring in the area, i.e., an. albimanus, an. crucians, an. grabhamii and an. vestitipennis, were included in the investigations, most of the work focused on the first and last named species because of their abundance. gonotrophic cycles were determined to be 2.6 and 3.2 days for an. albimanus and ...19911791456
bionomic studies of the anopheles mosquitoes of dajabon, dominican republic.field studies of dajabon province, dominican republic, revealed that anopheles albimanus and an. vestitipennis were the most abundant anopheline species followed by an. crucians and an. grabhamii. three of the species were collected as adults and larvae whereas an. grabhamii was found only in the adult stage. perennial ponds and rice fields were the most important larval habitats. the anophelines were predominantly exophilic and exophagic; however, outdoor resting sites could not be identified. ...19902098472
studies of the susceptibility of anopheles albimanus and anopheles vestitipennis from dajabon, dominican republic, to insecticides.insecticide susceptibility of anopheles albimanus and an. vestitipennis in dajabon province, dominican republic, was investigated. only 74.3% of an. albimanus exposed to 4% ddt for 1 h died. the mortality in this species following exposure for 1 h to 0.25% permethrin was also 74.3%. however, this species was susceptible to malathion, fenitrothion and propoxur. the mortality obtained following exposure of an. vestitipennis to 4% ddt and 0.1% propoxur, both for 1 h, was 71% and 100%, respectively. ...19902098471
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