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Feeding habits of culicine mosquitoes in the Cameroon lowland forests based on stable isotopes and blood meal analyses

Feeding habits of culicine mosquitoes in the Cameroon lowland forests based on stable isotopes and blood meal analyses

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NJABO, Kevin Yana, Thomas B. SMITH, Elizabeth YOHANNES, 2013. Feeding habits of culicine mosquitoes in the Cameroon lowland forests based on stable isotopes and blood meal analyses. In: Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology. 5(1), pp. 6-12. Available under: doi: 10.5897/JPVB12.005

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