Accession Number:

AD0650949

Title:

ARTHRODPODS OF MEDICAL IMPORTANCE IN AFRICA. PART 2. DATA ON ARTHROPODS OTHER THAN MOSQUITOES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY NATICK LABS MA EARTH SCIENCES LAB

Report Date:

1967-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

462.0

Abstract:

The occurrence of insects and other arthropods of medical importance in Africa is summarized on the basis of a compilation of all available references in the scientific literature. The report includes, for each major group of arthropods, a listing of species and subspecies with biological and distributional data, tabulations of diseases or disease organisms transmitted, and complete literature citations. The groups of arthropods included, with the number of species or subspecies in parentheses, are Part I AD-650 931 mosquitoes 1037 Part II Arthropods other than mosquitoes Black flies 103 , Sand flies 269, Midges 177, Horse flies 1080, Biting flies 67, Non- biting flies 50, Fleas 363, Bugs 24, Urticating and vesicating arthropods 9, Ticks 424, Mites 26, and Miscellaneous arthropods 33.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE