International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

Volume 1, Issue 5

A study on diversity of mosquito fauna in Thanjavur urban, Tamilnadu, India.

Author(s): K. Dass, P. Mariappan

Abstract: Mosquitoes are pestiferous insect which is responsible for the transmission various dreadful diseases.  In the study diversity of mosquito fauna on Thanjavur urban, Tamilnadu, India. During the year (July 2012 to July 2013). The larval samples were collected from different selected sites. The result of 12 species of mosquitoes which are grouped 3 genera, namely Aedes, Anopheles, Culex recorded in all the regions of the study area. Culex was the most dominant genus with 7 species followed by Aedes (3) and Anopheles (2).


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