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Anopheles dirus

Species diversity and biting activity of Anopheles dirus and Anopheles baimaii (Diptera: Culicidae) in a malaria prone area of western Thailand

October 1, 2012 - 17:49 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Tananchai C, Tisgratog R, Juntarajumnong W, Grieco JP, Manguin S, Prabaripai A, Chareonviriyaphap T
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Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:211 25 September 2012

MalariaWorldTwo anopheline species complexes, Dirus and Minimus, along with the Maculatus group were observed. Of several species documented from within each complex and group, four important malaria vectors were identified, including An. dirus, An. baimaii, An. minimus, and An. sawadwongporni.

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Joint malaria surveys lead towards improved cross-border cooperation between Savannakhet province, Laos and Quang Tri province, Vietnam

August 8, 2012 - 06:44 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Pongvongsa T, Ha H, Thanh L, Marchand RP, Nonaka D, Tojo B, Phongmany P, Moji K, Kobayashi J
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:262 (3 August 2012)

MalariaWorldThe abundance of indoor-collected An. dirus on the Laos side raises doubts about the effectiveness of a sole reliance on long-lasting insecticide-treated net in this area.

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Spatial distribution and r-DNA second internal transcribed spacer characterization of Anopheles dirus (Diptera: Culicidae) complex species in north-east India

March 5, 2010 - 10:08 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Anil Prakash, D.K. Sarma, D.R. Bhattacharyya, P.K. Mohapatra, K. Bhattacharjee, K. Das, J. Mahanta
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Acta Tropica, Volume 114, Issue 1, April 2010, Pages 49-54

The identity and distribution of the prevalent member species of the Anopheles dirus complex mosquitoes in the north-eastern region of India was investigated in a cross-sectional study.

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