AFRICOM

MEDICALLY IMPORTANT ARTHROPODS

MOSQUITOES SAND FLIES TICKS OTHER COUNTRIES

The species links below will provide information useful to both the layman and the professional entomologist. Each page contains the scientific name, the bibliographic reference to the original description, brief notes on the habitat of the immatures, the biting habits of the adults, diseases that they can carry, and a list of countries in which a species has been found.

Aedes adult stage  MOSQUITOES

To search for species by country, see WRBU's Mosquito Catalog.

  • Also available: a list of mosquito species collected in Kenya.

sand fly  SAND FLIES

To search for species by country, see WRBU's Sand Fly Catalog.

tick  TICKS

  • [NOT YET AVAILABLE]

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AFRICOM COUNTRIES

For more information on countries, see CIA World Factbook

  • ALGERIA
  • ANGOLA
  • BENIN
  • BOTSWANA
  • BURKINA FASO
  • BURUNDI
  • CAMEROON
  • CAPE VERDE
  • CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
  • CHAD
  • COMOROS
  • COTE D'IVOIRE
  • DJIBOUTI
  • EQUATORIAL GUINEA
  • ERITREA
  • ETHIOPIA
  • GABON
  • GAMBIA
  • GHANA
  • GUINEA
  • GUINEA-BISSAU
  • KENYA
  • LESOTHO
  • LIBERIA
  • LIBYA
  • MADAGASCAR
  • MALAWI
  • MALI
  • MAURITANIA
  • MAURITIUS
  • MOROCCO
  • MOZAMBIQUE
  • NAMIBIA
  • NIGER
  • NIGERIA
  • REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
  • RWANDA
  • SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE
  • SENEGAL
  • SEYCHELLES
  • SIERRA LEONE
  • SOMALIA
  • SOUTH AFRICA
  • SUDAN
  • SWAZILAND
  • TANZANIA

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