A 3D Analysis of Flight Behavior of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto Malaria Mosquitoes in Response to Human Odor and Heat

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Spitzen, Jeroen; W. Spoor, Cornelis; Grieco, Fabrizio; ter Braak, Cajo; Beeuwkes, Jacob; P. van Brugge, Sjaak; Kranenbarg, Sander; P. J. J. Noldus, Lucas; L. van Leeuwen, Johan; Takken, Willem;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062995
  • Subject: mosquitoes | anopheles | Behavioral ecology | neuroscience | Animal behavior | Infectious diseases | microbiology | gambiae | Olfactory system | Medicine | odor | malaria | Biological Sciences | 3d | ecology | Evolutionary biology | Vector biology | Entomology | Sensory systems | sensu | Vectors and hosts | Zoology
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

<div><p>Female mosquitoes use odor and heat as cues to navigate to a suitable landing site on their blood host. The way these cues affect flight behavior and modulate anemotactic responses, however, is poorly understood. We studied in-flight behavioral responses of fema... View more
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