man-biting species of chrysops meigen, culicoides latreille and simulium latreille in ethiopia, with discussion of their vector potentialities.human filariasis and its vectors are little known in ethiopia. wuchereia bancrofti is confined to the western lowlands and cannot be the aetiological agent of elephantiasis in the highlands. onchocerca volvulus is widespread in the south-western highlands. loa loa and dipetalonema perstans are reported here for the first time and appear to be uncommon. studies were conducted in 1973, mostly near jimma in kaffa province, on potential vectors of all but the first of these parasites. among simuliid ...1977877992
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