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June 16, 1945

Keys to the Anopheline Mosquitoes of the World With Notes on Their Identification, Distribution, Biology, and Relation to Malaria

JAMA. 1945;128(7):551. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860240077036

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Abstract

This excellent handbook was prepared especially for use by the Army in its education program to keep pace with the global expansion of the war. The introduction includes a brief history of the discoveries of mosquitoes as vectors of disease and comments on how Anopheles with particular habits may be related to malaria in a community. Chapter II gives a simple but effective outline on mosquito identification, which is well illustrated with appropriate drawings. The keys in the following chapters are largely borrowed from previous works. The chapters of keys are Anopheles of Canada, the United States and Northern Mexico, Anopheles of Central America, Anopheles of Europe, North Africa and the Near East, Anopheles of South and Central Africa, Anopheles of Asia, except the Philippines, southern Asia, northern Asia and the Malayan region, Anopheles of the Philippines and Anopheles of the Australian region. Following the key in each chapter the

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