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Urbanization changes shape of mosquitoes’ wings

Publicado em 22 janeiro 2019
The mosquito Aedes aegypti is the main transmission vector of dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya in Brazil. It is highly adapted to urban environments and rarely found in forested areas. The mosquito Anopheles cruzii is the primary vector of Plasmodium, the protozoan parasite that causes malaria in humans. It mostly inhabits the countryside and is infrequent in urban areas. Mosquito population control is considered the best strategy for combating these diseases. Understanding mosquito [...]