TITLE

Mosquito

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Mosquito, the most dangerous insect pest to man. Most species of mosquitoes are harmless. However, several species carry and transmit diseases. Mosquitoes are the only agents that carry and transmit malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, and filariasis to man. They are leading agents in transmitting several forms of viral encephalitis. Mosquitoes also transmit certain diseases to animals.
ACCESSION #
37309722

 

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