First record of Uranotaenia cooki (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Dominican Republic

Abstract

This study reports the species Uranotaenia cooki (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Dominican Republic for the first time, specifically in the municipality of Jarabacoa. With this finding, the culicid is officially present in all the countries that make up the Greater Antilles.

Authors

  • María Altagracia Rodríguez-Sosa Universidad Agroforestal Fernando Arturo de Meriño (UAFAM)
  • Yohan Enmanuel Vásquez-Bautista Universidad Agroforestal Fernando Arturo de Meriño (UAFAM)
  • Rigoberto Fimia-Duarte Universidad de Ciencias Médicas de Villa Clara
  • Kelvin Antonio Guerrero Universidad Agroforestal Fernando Arturo de Meriño (UAFAM)
  • Pedro María Alarcón-Elbal Universidad Agroforestal Fernando Arturo de Meriño (UAFAM)

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Published
2018-08-05
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How to Cite
Rodríguez-Sosa, M. A., Vásquez-Bautista, Y., Fimia-Duarte, R., Guerrero, K., & Alarcón-Elbal, P. (2018). First record of Uranotaenia cooki (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Dominican Republic. Revista Colombiana De Entomología, 44(1), 141-144. https://doi.org/10.25100/socolen.v44i1.6554
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