Mosquito borne diseases, malaria and dengue are found in Jammu division of Jammu and Kashmir State. The information available on mosquito fauna occurring in Jammu division of Jammu and Kashmir dates back to 1983. Towards generating information on the current mosquito species diversity in the region, mosquito faunistic surveys were conducted from 2012 to 2015. Forty one species of 11 genera and 12 subgenera have been documented, of which 17 species were known earlier while 24 species are reported for the first time from the region. Six species reported earlier have not been collected in the present survey. Together with those 6 species, a total of 47 mosquito species have been documented in Jammu division.
Talib Hussain Dar, Natarajan Ramalingam, Shanumuganathan Jayakumar, Jambulingam Purusothaman. Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) of Jammu division of Jammu and Kashmir State, India, with new records. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(1):388-393.