Survey of freshwater copepods (Crustacea) in selected areas of Luzon with dengue cases
College of Science
Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin
Rice fields, swamps, irrigation canals, and rivers in selected areas with dengue cases in Luzon, Philippines were sampled for copepods in 2002. Six (6) species of copepods were recovered namely, Mesocyclops aspericornis (Daday), Mesocyclops ogunnus Onabamiro (new records), Microcyclops sp., Eucyclops sp., Thermocyclops decipiens Keifer, and Thermocyclops sp.. Mesocyclops aspericornis, known as the most effective predator of Aedes aegypti first instar larvae in several countries, were found in ricefields and swamp in Bulacan, and in irrigation canal and river in Nueva Ecija.
Reyes, C. P., Bautista, S. L., & Cruz, E. I. (2005). Survey of freshwater copepods (Crustacea) in selected areas of Luzon with dengue cases. Emilio Aguinaldo College Research Bulletin, 4 (1), 1-10. Retrieved from https://animorepository.dlsu.edu.ph/faculty_research/8778