Online database for mosquito (Diptera, Culicidae) occurrence records in French Guiana

Abstract : A database providing information on mosquito specimens (Arthropoda: Diptera: Culicidae) collected in French Guiana is presented. Field collections were initiated in 2013 under the auspices of the CEnter for the study of Biodiversity in Amazonia (CEBA: This study is part of an ongoing process aiming to understand the distribution of mosquitoes, including vector species, across French Guiana. Occurrences are recorded after each collecting trip in a database managed by the laboratory Evolution et Diversité Biologique (EDB), Toulouse, France. The dataset is updated monthly and is available online. Voucher specimens and their associated DNA are stored at the laboratory Ecologie des Forêts de Guyane (Ecofog), Kourou, French Guiana. The latest version of the dataset is accessible through EDB’s Integrated Publication Toolkit at or through the Global Biodiversity Information Facility data portal at It can also be viewed through the Guyanensis platform at
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Stanislas Talaga, Jérôme Murienne, Alain Dejean, Céline Leroy. Online database for mosquito (Diptera, Culicidae) occurrence records in French Guiana. Zookeys, Pensoft, 2015, 532, pp.107-115. ⟨10.3897/zookeys.532.6176⟩. ⟨hal-01601967⟩



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