Accession Number:

ADA503258

Title:

Anopheles lindesayi japonicus Yamada (Diptera: Culicidae) in Korea: comprehensive review, new collection records, and description of larval habitats

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

WALTER REED ARMY INST OF RESEARCH SILVER SPRING MD DEPT OF ENTOMOLOGY

Report Date:

2007-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Anopheles lindesayi japonicus Yamada is an uncommonly collected mosquito in Korea, and its presence is based upon limited collection data and anecdotal reports in Korean mosquito literature 45 specimens collected from 15 identified sites. This study reports the collection of 538 specimens from 16 sites as part of the authors 2004-2007 anopheline surveillance. Larvae were collected from stream margins, stream pools, rock pools, seepage springs, artificial containers, swamps, and ditches and were found in association with seven other culicid species. Inclusion of the authors data with previous published and unpublished records makes this a comprehensive report on this species in Korea. New province records are reported for this species at Hwacheon and Wonju in Gangwon Province, Mt. Palgong in Daegu Metropolitan, and Chungju and Mt. Worak in Chungcheongbuk Province in the Republic of Korea.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Ecology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE