malaria mosquito

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Noun1.malaria mosquito - transmits the malaria parasitemalaria mosquito - transmits the malaria parasite  
mosquito - two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
Anopheles, genus Anopheles - malaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae
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Predation efficiency of Anopheles gambiae larvae by aquatic predators in western Kenya highlands.
And in yet another study, where light traps were baited with carbon dioxide, researchers were able to establish that one of the three mosquitoes that spread malaria - the anopheles gambiae mosquito - bites their hosts at night.
Isolated from Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes in 2011 (4), E.
First report of the L1014S kdr mutation in wild populations of Anopheles gambiae M and S molecular forms in Burkina Faso (West Africa).
Anopheles gambiae and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes are also a competent vector of R.
The most important vectors in Sub-Saharan Africa and the most efficient malaria vectors world-wide belong to the Anopheles gambiae Complex.
The plan is to disperse Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes harboring selfish genes across sub-Saharan Africa.
Ecological niche modeling was carried out using the evolutionary algorithms implemented in maximum entropy (MaxEnt) to predict the suitable larval habitats of two malaria vectors, Anopheles gambiae s.
Larvicidal activity of turmerone rich essential oils of Curcuma longa leaf and rhizome from Nigeria on Anopheles gambiae.
He then placed the pads in a cage with Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes.
For example, pregnant women are more attractive to Anopheles gambiae (the principal malaria vector in Africa) than their non-pregnant counterparts, and people with a greater body mass also appear to be more attractive to mosquitoes and midges.