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mermithid nematodes

Mermithid nematodes found in adult Anopheles from southeastern Senegal

June 29, 2012 - 13:25 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Kobylinski KC, Sylla M, Black W, Foy BD
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:131 (28 June 2012)

MalariaWorldTo our knowledge, this is the first report of mermithids from adult Anopheles mosquitoes in Senegal. The mermithid appears to infect Anopheles mosquitoes that develop in diverse larval habitats.

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