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INVENTORY OF MOSQUITOES (DIPTERA: CULICIDAE) IN CONSERVATION UNITS IN BRAZILIAN TROPICAL DRY FORESTS.

Santos CF, Silva AC, Rodrigues RA, de Jesus JS, Borges MA - Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo (2015 May-Jun)

Bottom Line: The aim of this study was to compile an inventory of Culicidae in protected areas of the semi-arid region of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, in order to better understand the diversity of the family within this region.A total of 11,219 mosquito specimens were collected between August 2008 and July 2012, belonging to 11 genera and 45 species; 15 new records for the state of Minas Gerais were registered, as well as 26 new records for semi-arid regions within the state.The high number of new Culicidae records in this region demonstrates the importance of inventory studies for increasing the knowledge of culicid biodiversity in Minas Gerais, and in particular within semi-arid regions of the state.

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Affiliation: Laboratório de Ecologia e Controle Biológico de Insetos, Departamento de Biologia Geral, Universidade Estadual de Montes Claros, Montes Claros, MG, Brazil.

ABSTRACT
In Brazil, most studies of the Culicidae family are concentrated in rainforest regions. As such, there is a lack of knowledge regarding the diversity of Culicidae in regions with different climatic and vegetational characteristics. The aim of this study was to compile an inventory of Culicidae in protected areas of the semi-arid region of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, in order to better understand the diversity of the family within this region. The study was conducted across four protected areas in the northern region of the state, in tropical dry forest (TDF) fragments. Sampling methods included Shannon trap and CDC light trap, as well as active collection. A total of 11,219 mosquito specimens were collected between August 2008 and July 2012, belonging to 11 genera and 45 species; 15 new records for the state of Minas Gerais were registered, as well as 26 new records for semi-arid regions within the state. The high number of new Culicidae records in this region demonstrates the importance of inventory studies for increasing the knowledge of culicid biodiversity in Minas Gerais, and in particular within semi-arid regions of the state.

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Map of the conservation units located in the northern region of the state ofMinas Gerais, Brazil, where Culicidae were sampled in the period between August2008 and July 2012 (215 × 279 mm; 300 × 300 DPI)
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f01: Map of the conservation units located in the northern region of the state ofMinas Gerais, Brazil, where Culicidae were sampled in the period between August2008 and July 2012 (215 × 279 mm; 300 × 300 DPI)

Mentions: Samples were collected within four conservation units administered by the State ForestryInstitute (Instituto Estadual de Florestas - IEF). These areas are in the northernregion of Minas Gerais, in the mid-São Francisco Valley, and are as follows: (1) theMata Seca State Park MSSP (Parque Estadual da Mata Seca - PEMS) (14º48'36''S -43º55'12''), located in the municipality of Manga; (2) the Lagoa do Cajueiro State Park- LCSP (Parque Estadual Lagoa do Cajueiro - PELC) (14º55'08''S - 43º56'23''W) and (3)the Jaíba Biological Reserve - JBR (Reserva Biológica de Jaíba) (15º3'57.81" S -43º45'45.03" W), both located in the municipality of Matias Cardoso; and (4) the SerraAzul Biological Reserve - SABR (Reserva Biológica de Serra Azul) (15º11'32.20" S -43º54'41.1" W), located in the municipality of Jaíba (Fig.1).


INVENTORY OF MOSQUITOES (DIPTERA: CULICIDAE) IN CONSERVATION UNITS IN BRAZILIAN TROPICAL DRY FORESTS.

Santos CF, Silva AC, Rodrigues RA, de Jesus JS, Borges MA - Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo (2015 May-Jun)

Map of the conservation units located in the northern region of the state ofMinas Gerais, Brazil, where Culicidae were sampled in the period between August2008 and July 2012 (215 × 279 mm; 300 × 300 DPI)
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f01: Map of the conservation units located in the northern region of the state ofMinas Gerais, Brazil, where Culicidae were sampled in the period between August2008 and July 2012 (215 × 279 mm; 300 × 300 DPI)
Mentions: Samples were collected within four conservation units administered by the State ForestryInstitute (Instituto Estadual de Florestas - IEF). These areas are in the northernregion of Minas Gerais, in the mid-São Francisco Valley, and are as follows: (1) theMata Seca State Park MSSP (Parque Estadual da Mata Seca - PEMS) (14º48'36''S -43º55'12''), located in the municipality of Manga; (2) the Lagoa do Cajueiro State Park- LCSP (Parque Estadual Lagoa do Cajueiro - PELC) (14º55'08''S - 43º56'23''W) and (3)the Jaíba Biological Reserve - JBR (Reserva Biológica de Jaíba) (15º3'57.81" S -43º45'45.03" W), both located in the municipality of Matias Cardoso; and (4) the SerraAzul Biological Reserve - SABR (Reserva Biológica de Serra Azul) (15º11'32.20" S -43º54'41.1" W), located in the municipality of Jaíba (Fig.1).

Bottom Line: The aim of this study was to compile an inventory of Culicidae in protected areas of the semi-arid region of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, in order to better understand the diversity of the family within this region.A total of 11,219 mosquito specimens were collected between August 2008 and July 2012, belonging to 11 genera and 45 species; 15 new records for the state of Minas Gerais were registered, as well as 26 new records for semi-arid regions within the state.The high number of new Culicidae records in this region demonstrates the importance of inventory studies for increasing the knowledge of culicid biodiversity in Minas Gerais, and in particular within semi-arid regions of the state.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Laboratório de Ecologia e Controle Biológico de Insetos, Departamento de Biologia Geral, Universidade Estadual de Montes Claros, Montes Claros, MG, Brazil.

ABSTRACT
In Brazil, most studies of the Culicidae family are concentrated in rainforest regions. As such, there is a lack of knowledge regarding the diversity of Culicidae in regions with different climatic and vegetational characteristics. The aim of this study was to compile an inventory of Culicidae in protected areas of the semi-arid region of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, in order to better understand the diversity of the family within this region. The study was conducted across four protected areas in the northern region of the state, in tropical dry forest (TDF) fragments. Sampling methods included Shannon trap and CDC light trap, as well as active collection. A total of 11,219 mosquito specimens were collected between August 2008 and July 2012, belonging to 11 genera and 45 species; 15 new records for the state of Minas Gerais were registered, as well as 26 new records for semi-arid regions within the state. The high number of new Culicidae records in this region demonstrates the importance of inventory studies for increasing the knowledge of culicid biodiversity in Minas Gerais, and in particular within semi-arid regions of the state.

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