Anopheles (Ano.) barbirostris


  • Van der Wulp
  • 1884:248 (F).
  • Mount Ardjoeno, Java (LM)


SpeciesMap  SpeciesMap

Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam


  • innominata Stoker and Waktoedi
    • 1949:10 (A*; barbirostris ssp)
    • Type-loc: Celebes (LU)
    • Bonne-Wepster and Swellengrebel 1953:209 (as syn. of vanus)
    • Reid 1968:122 (syn.)


Larvae found in open sunny to light shade habitats with all types of vegetation. Habitats include stream and river margins and pools, flowing and stagnant ditches, lakes, rice fields, temporary and permanent ground pools, seepage springs, animal footprints, canals, marshes, fish and rock pools. Adults zoophilic (Harrison and Scanlon 1975).

Medical Importance

Not a vector of human disease except perhaps in the Celebes. (Reid 1968.)


Adult Stage, detail images:

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Adult Stage, illustrations:

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