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Mosquitos’ species of Diyala province, Iraq

Journal: International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology (Vol.2, No. 4)

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Page : 2121-2126

Keywords : Mosquito; Anopheles; Culex; Diyala; Iraq.;

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In the present study; the electrical mosquito's killer collection method was used for adult mosquitoes. Two different stations for fixing electricalmosquito's killer were chosen in the study area of veterinary college of medicine of Diyala University,Baquba, Al-muradia. Total number of 553 insects collected ; total number of mosquitoes n = 70 ;Two genera Anopheles n=21 and Culex n= 49 adults were recorded with no significance difference P-Value = 0.565; Three spp. were identified and classified as followsCx. (Cux.) pipiens Linnaeus 1758 , An. (Cel.) stephensi Liston 1901 and An. (Ano.) sacharovi Favre 1903. There was significant difference p=0.010 between monthly distribution in favor of March 2017 , were the total number of the insects (n=507)and the number of mosquitoes(n=64 ) , and lowest number were in January and February (n=0)reported ; Results revealed alsono significant difference p=0.248 between the monthly total number of mosquitoes and other insects and monthly total number of mosquitoes; Mosquitoes were captured indoors more Anopheles than outdoors; Culex recorded in November, December and March, while anopheline reported in March only in time of study. Our present study entomological data calls the health authority to conduct further survey for Mosquito species in the province to its great role as vector of malaria.

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