Anopheles (Cel.) aconitus

Author

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

Synonyms

Bionomics

Larvae found primarily in flooded rice fields, grassy ponds and stream margins. Also found in Nippa palm swamps, stream pools, fresh water swamps, rock pools, seepage pools, and ditches. In Thailand found at elevations of 1 - 700m. In Indonesia, Java found up to 853m (Harrison 1980).

Medical Importance

Primary malaria vector (Harrison 1980).

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Cellia

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