Anopheles (Cel.) annulipes

Author

  • Walker
  • 1856a:433 (A).
  • Van Diemen's Land, [Tasmania], Australia (BM).

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Australia, Papua New Guinea

 

Synonyms

  • derricki Taylor
    • 1943a:155 (type M* only).
    • Type-loc: Irvinebank, Queensland, Australia (ANIC).
      Lee and Woodhill 1944:121 (syn.).
      Lee, Hicks, Griffiths, Debenham, Bryan, Russell, Geary and Marks. 1988a:136 (lectotype design; type dep.)
  • mastersi Skuse
    • 1889:1757 (M, F).
    • Type-loc: Blue Mts., New South Wales, Australia (ANIC).
      Lee, Hicks, Griffiths, Debenham, Bryan, Russell and Marks. 1988a:136 (type dep.).
  • musivus Skuse
    • 1889:1754 (F).
    • Type-loc: Elizabeth Bay, near Sidney, Mt. Kembla and Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia (ANIC).
      Lee, Hicks, Griffiths, Debenham, Bryan, Russell, Geary and Marks 1988a:136 (type dep.).
  • perplerus Taylor, F.H.
    • 1943a:153 (M*, F*).
    • Type-loc: Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Berner Creek, Watten and Cairns, Queensland, Australia (ANIC).
      Lee and Woodhill 1944:121 (syn.).
      Lee, Hicks, Griffiths, Debenham, Bryan, Russell, Geary and Marks. 1988a:136 (lectotype desig.; type dep.).
  • persimilis Taylor, F.H.
    • 1943a:155 (F*; perplexus var.).
    • Type-loc: Irvine bank, Queensland, Australia (ANIC).
    • Lee and Woodhill 1944:121 (syn.).
    • Lee, Hicks, Griffiths, Debenham, Bryan, Russell, Geary and Marks. 1988a:136 (type dep.).

Bionomics

Larvae are commonly found in open or partially shaded ground pools of limited depth and rock pools in association with green algae. It has also been collected in stream pools and flood pools. Can tolerate salt to 1.6%. Females readily bite man both indoors and out (King in Boyd 1949).

Medical Importance

Secondary vector of malaria (King in Boyd 1949).

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Cellia
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References

LARVA  PUPA

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