Role of Anopheles (Kerteszia) bellator as malaria vector in Southeastern Brazil (Diptera: Culicidae)

Oswaldo Paulo Forattini, Iná Kakitani, Roseli La Corte dos Santos, Helene Mariko Ueno, Keilla Miki Kobayashi
1999 Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz  
New research concerning Anopheles bellator in the southeast of the State of São Paulo, Brazil, are reported. Adult females of this mosquito showed remarkable endophily and endophagy which was even greater than An. cruzii. The epidemiological role of this anopheline as a malaria vector is discussed.
doi:10.1590/s0074-02761999000600001 pmid:10585643 fatcat:4icxluhwsrhkbizjxijlvyy4mm