Fast running rivers with limpid water in valleys that are only sparsely populated: Simulium flies choose their larval breeding sites in the most beautiful rivers in the Subsaharan Africa.
Here we present some of the most famous Simulium breedings sites in the Cameroon rain-forest and Savanna:
Vina du Sud at Galim near Wakwa/Ngaoundére:
Vina du Nord near Touboro:
Doro Weyler and Christa Renz collecting Simulium damnosum larvae in the Blackwater river near Kumba in 1985.