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First Record of Anopheles albimanus from St Kitts

Previous mosquito surveys never identified any Anopheles spp mosquitoes in St Kitts. Here we describe the first record of Anopheles albimanus in St Kitts.


Objective: Previous mosquito surveys performed in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis identified Anopheles albimanus in Nevis but there is no recorded occurrence of this mosquito in St Kitts. To determine the presence of this and other species in St Kitts and Nevis, a mosquito survey was conducted.

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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014
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