Author

  • Galvao and Damasceno
  • 1942b:424 (M, F, L)
  • Cachoeira do Arari, Brazil (FMSP)

Distribution

  • Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
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Synonyms

  • domesticus Galvao and Damasceno
    • 1901d:xiv (A; Uranotaenia)
    • Type-loc: Cachoeira, Ilha de Marajo, Para, Brazil (LU)

Bionomics

  • Anopheles marajoara always has been collected in association with vegetation such as green algae, water hyacinth, Ceratophyllum spp. and Salvinia spp., and usually in large bodies of water. (Linthicum 1988:114)

Medical Importance

  • Anopheles marajoara is a common Central and South American malaria vector (Rubio-Palis et al. 2003)

Additional References

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Nyssorhynchus

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