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clinotanypus claripennis

Fine tuning of vision-based prey-choice decisions by a predator that targets malaria vectors

April 25, 2012 - 14:37 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Ximena J. Nelson and Robert R. Jackson
Reference: 
Journal of Arachnology 40(1):23-33. 2012

MalariaWorldHere we examine this predator's preference profile in greater detail than has been achieved before. Lures (dead prey mounted in life-like posture) were made from two mosquitoes (Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus) and a non-biting midge (Clinotanypus claripennis).

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