Ann Entomol Soc Am 2015 Jul 16;108(4):449-458. Epub 2015 May 16.
Laboratório de Transmissores de Hematozoários, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Avenida Brasil, 4365, CEP 21045-900, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
Water accumulating in the axils of bromeliads provides habitat for numerous invertebrates, frequently among them, immature mosquitoes. To evaluate mosquito richness in bromeliads and the relationship between mosquito presence and biotic and abiotic variables, we performed a study in the Parque Nacional do Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mosquitoes of genus were the most abundant and varied in species richness, among which nine belonged to subgenus , () Lutz and Theobald being the most frequent species. Read More