Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Simulium guyanense

  • Heinz MehlhornEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_4892

This species is the main Onchocerca volvulus vector in Amazonia highlands.

Further Readings

  1. Crainey JL et al (2014) New tools and insights to assist with the molecular identification of Simulium guyanense s.l. Acta Trop 131:47–55PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany