Studies on the mosquito populations from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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K. Manimegalai

Abstract

Mosquito prevalence was studied in three areas of Coimbatore City, Tamil Nadu viz., North Coimbatore, Gandhipuram and Kavundampalayam. Culex quinquefasciatus, C. pseudovishnu, C. gelidus and Armigeres subalbatus are prevalent in the study area. Results indicated that C. quinquefasciatus was the predominant species in North Coimbatore followed by C. pseudovishnu, whereas A. subalbatus was the predominant species both in Gandhipuram and Kavundampalayam areas.

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Manimegalai, K. 2010. Studies on the mosquito populations from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 2, 6 (Jun. 2010), 961–969. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2304.961-9.
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K. Manimegalai

K. Manimegalai is a Reader specializing in mosquito populations, taxonomy based on morphometry and geometry using modern tools like wing shape analysis, PCR studies and other biotechnological studies.