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Table 1 Dengue Vectors (mosquitoes) and their introduction to Pakistan

From: Epidemiological trends and risk factors associated with dengue disease in Pakistan (1980–2014): a systematic literature search and analysis

First Author Year Finding Areas Found in Ref
Barraud 1934 Culicine fauna of British India was published Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan, Lahore, Larkana and Karachi in west Pakistan 1927–32 21
Qutubuddin 1960 First detection of Ae. aegypti Kohat-Hangu valley 1949 23
Khan 1969, 1971 A check list on the names and taxonomic position of Culicidae in Pakistan was produced West Pakistan 1960 22
Suleman 1996 Suppression of Malaria and
Ae. aegypti
All cities that encountered with Malaria and Dengue in the past After 1950’s 24
Kamimura 1986 Re-emergence of Malaria and Dengue All cities that encountered with Malaria and Dengue previously From 1980’s 25
Suleman
Paul
Tariq
Tariq
1996
1998
2000
2010
Ae. aegypti Landi Kotal, Karachi 1996–1997 24
26
27
32
Mukhtar 2011 Dominance of Ae. albopictus over
Ae. aegypti
Northern/ sub mountainous areas (500–600 m above sea level) 2006–2010 19
Mukhtar 2011 Dominance of Ae. aegypti over
Ae. albopictus
Central Pakistan region 2006–2010 19
Mukhtar
Qasam
Khan
2012
2014
2015
Ae. aegypti and
Ae. albopictus
Muree hills, Charsadda, Nowshera, Peshawar, Mardan and Buner districts 2012, 2012–13,2014 18
28
29
Khan
Khan
Rasheed
2016
2017
2013
Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus Karachi, Peshawar, Lahore, Attock, Haripur, Hasanabdal, Taxilla, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Swat, Buner, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Multan and Hyderabad 2013, 2014–15 5
31
13