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Global diversity of mosquitoes (Insecta: Diptera: Culicidae) in freshwater

Authors:Leopoldo M. Rueda

Abstract:Mosquitoes that inhabit freshwater habitats play an important role in the ecological food chain, and many of them are vicious biters and transmitters of human and animal diseases. Relevant information about mosquitoes from various regions of the world are noted, including their morphology, taxonomy, habitats, species diversity, distribution, endemicity, phylogeny, and medical importance.

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