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April 25, 1931

Les moustiques de la Cochinchine et du Sud-Annam.

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Par E. Borel, médecin commandant des troupes coloniales. Préface de E. Roubaud, professeur à l'Institut Pasteur de Paris. Paper. Price, 70 francs. Pp. 423, with 122 illustrations. Paris: Masson & Cie, 1930.

JAMA. 1931;96(17):1429. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720430079032

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Abstract

This monograph on the mosquitoes of Cochin China and South Annam by the late Dr. Emile Borel of the Pasteur Institute of Saigon is a study of the mosquitoes collected over a period of three years, together with notes on their biology and on the diseases carried by them. Part I is devoted to a study of the geographic characteristics and the climatology of the region. In part II the mosquitoes are subjected to a detailed systematic study. There are descriptions of the characters of the adult males and females and of the larvae, accompanied by line drawings. Fourteen species of Anopheline and fifteen genera of Culicine mosquitoes are treated. By far the greatest amount of space is devoted to descriptions of the species. Numerous keys for identification are given. The drawings, particularly those of male terminalia, are in many cases lacking in exactness of detail. Part III deals with

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