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J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2005 Dec;21(4):458-63.

Habitats and distribution of Anopheles sinensis and associated Anopheles hyrcanus group in Japan.

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Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit, Department of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA.


Mosquito collections were carried out in August 2002 and July 2003 in Japan. Anopheles sinensis of the Hyrcanus Group, Myzomyia Series of Anopheles, was the most common species encountered. The distribution and habitats of 5 Anopheles Hyrcanus Group species are included. Eight species belonging to Aedes, Culex, and Uranotaenia were found associated with An. sinensis in rice paddies and a variety of other larval habitats.

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