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First Record of Culex (Culex) brethesi (Dyar) (Diptera: Culicidae) in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil

Author:
Cardoso, J. da C., Paula, M.B. de, Fernandes, A., Santos, E. dos, Almeida, M.A.B. de, Fonseca, D.F. da, Sallum, M.A.M.
Source:
Neotropical entomology 2011 v.40 no.1 pp. 145-147
ISSN:
1519-566X
Subject:
Culex, vegetation, Brazil
Abstract:
This is the first record of Culex (Culex) brethesi (Dyar) in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil. The species was identified from specimens collected in a sand bar vegetation with the aid of a Nasci's trap, during an expedition for surveillance of the West Nile Virus in July of 2006, in the city of Mostardas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Agid:
296079