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dc.contributor.authorPereira, Joyce Mendespt_BR
dc.contributor.authorAlmeida, Paulo Silva dept_BR
dc.contributor.authorSousa, Adair Vieira dept_BR
dc.contributor.authorPaula, Aécio Moraes dept_BR
dc.contributor.authorMachado, Ricardo Bomfimpt_BR
dc.contributor.authorGonçalves, Rodrigo Gurgelpt_BR
dc.identifier.citationPEREIRA, Joyce Mendes et al. Climatic factors influencing triatomine occurrence in Central-West Brazil. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, v. 108, n. 3, p. 335-341, maio 2013. DOI: Disponível em: Acesso em: 04 dez. 2020.pt_BR
dc.publisherInstituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúdept_BR
dc.rightsAcesso Abertopt_BR
dc.titleClimatic factors influencing triatomine occurrence in Central-West Brazilpt_BR
dc.subject.keywordNicho (Ecologia)pt_BR
dc.subject.keywordRegião Centro-Oestept_BR
dc.subject.keywordDoença de Chagaspt_BR
dc.rights.licenseMemórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - Todo o conteúdo deste periódico, exceto onde está identificado, está licenciado sob uma Licença Creative Commons (CC BY 4.0). Fonte: Acesso em: 04 dez. 2020.-
dc.description.abstract1We estimated the geographic distributions of triatomine species in Central-West Region of Brazil (CW) and analysed the climatic factors influencing their occurrence. A total of 3,396 records of 27 triatomine species were analysed. Using the maximum entropy method, ecological niche models were produced for eight species occurring in at least 20 municipalities based on 13 climatic variables and elevation. Triatoma sordida and Rhodnius neglectus were the species with the broadest geographic distributions in CW Brazil. The Cerrado areas in the state of Goiás were found to be more suitable for the occurrence of synanthropic triatomines than the Amazon forest areas in the northern part of the state of Mato Grosso. The variable that best explains the evaluated models is temperature seasonality. The results indicate that almost the entire region presents climatic conditions that are appropriate for at least one triatomine species. Therefore, it is recommended that entomological surveillance be reinforced in CW Brazil.-
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