First record of <em>Culex</em> (<em>Melanoconion</em>) <em>spissipes</em> (Theobald, 1903) (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Atlantic Forest of Bacia Platina, southern Brazil
Check List 13(4): 173-176, doi: 10.15560/13.4.173
First record of Culex (Melanoconion) spissipes (Theobald, 1903) (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Atlantic Forest of Bacia Platina, southern Brazil
expand article infoAllan Martins da Silva, Claudomiro Postai§, José Antônio Coeli§, Betina Westphal-Ferreira|, Mário Antônio Navarro da Silva
‡ Secretaria de Estado da Saúde do Paraná, Laboratório Central, São José dos Pinhais, Brazil§ Secretaria de Estado da Saúde do Paraná, Guaíra, Brazil| Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curritiba, Brazil¶ Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
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Abstract
In this article the occurrence of Culex (Melanoconion) spissipes is recorded at the city of Terra Roxa, state of Paraná, South of Brazil. This record covers the species distribution in the Atlantic Forest of the Bacia Platina.
Keywords
Culicidae, mosquito distribution, range extension, vector ecology, Atlantic Forest