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dc.contributor.authorOliveira, Caroline Dantas de-
dc.contributor.authorTadei, Wanderli Pedro-
dc.contributor.authorAbdalla, Fábio Camargo-
dc.contributor.authorPimenta, Paulo Filemon Paolucci-
dc.contributor.authorMarinotti, Osvaldo-
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-15T21:50:33Z-
dc.date.available2020-06-15T21:50:33Z-
dc.date.issued2012-
dc.identifier.urihttps://repositorio.inpa.gov.br/handle/1/17969-
dc.description.abstractAnopheles darlingi is an important vector of human malaria in the Amazon. Adult females of this mosquito species require a blood meal to develop eggs, preferring humans to other blood sources. Although gonotrophic concordance has been described as the norm for An. darlingi, here we report An. darlingi female mosquitoes taking two or more blood meals within their first gonotrophic cycle. Only half of field-captured adult females fed one blood meal developed follicles to Christophers' stage V. This outcome is dependent on larval nutrition, as 88% of laboratory-raised well-nourished females completed the first gonotrophic cycle with only one blood meal, while less nourished females needed additional blood meals. Half of the field-captured blood-seeking An. darlingi females had follicles in intermediate (IIIa and IIIb) and final (V) stages of the gonotrophic cycle, supporting the conclusion that An. darlingi blood feed more than once during a gonotrophic cycle. Additionally, we observed females attempting to blood feed a second time during the same day. Additional studies of An. darlingi biting behavior are necessary to accurately estimate Plasmodium sp. entomologic inoculation rates throughout the An. darlingi vast geographical distribution. © 2012 The Society for Vector Ecology.en
dc.language.isoenpt_BR
dc.relation.ispartofVolume 37, Número 2, Pags. 351-358pt_BR
dc.rightsRestrito*
dc.subjectAnimalsen
dc.subjectAnophelesen
dc.subjectBlooden
dc.subjectDisease Carrieren
dc.subjectFeeding Behavioren
dc.subjectFemaleen
dc.subjectPhysiologyen
dc.subjectAnimalen
dc.subjectAnophelesen
dc.subjectBlooden
dc.subjectFeeding Behavioren
dc.subjectFemaleen
dc.subjectInsect Vectorsen
dc.subjectAnopheles Darlingien
dc.subjectCulicidaeen
dc.subjectDipteraen
dc.subjectPlasmodium Sp.en
dc.titleMultiple blood meals in Anopheles darlingi (Diptera: Culicidae)en
dc.typeArtigopt_BR
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1948-7134.2012.00238.x-
dc.publisher.journalJournal of Vector Ecologypt_BR
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