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A review on the bionomics of Culex mosquito

Asha Ram Meena* & Manju Sakhuniya
Department of Zoology, University College of Science, MLSU, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Received : 24th May, 2021 ; Revised : 25th June, 2021

Abstract– The Culex southern house mosquito has been relatively well surveyed in lately years its role in the infection of mainly human disease such as lymphatic filariasis, saint Louis encephalitis virus and western equine encephalitis virus. The prevalence of the mosquito species is affected, among other factors by the physical environment for breeding, seasonal prevalence, swarming and resting each for which can be changed by human activities and convert the disease infection dynamics. This review briefly summarizes the breeding, seasonal prevalence, resting and biting behavior of Culex mosquitoes.

Key words: Culex, infection, encephalitis, behavior, mosquito, environment

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