Anopheles (Cel.) flavirostris




Indonesia, Philippines, Timor


  • merak (cohesia) Mangkoewinoto
    • 1919:57 (A, L*; Myzomyia aconita var.).
    • Type-loc: Kali Madaksa in Merak (Bantam). West Java (NE). (Without nomenclatorial status because of incorrect formation).
    • Harrison 1980:40 (syn. transfer from minimus).


Larvae are found in shaded and unshaded stream margins especially around roots, ground pools an shallow wells. Puri in Boyd 1949. Mendoza and Abinoja 1952. Females feed on both man and cattle and readily enter houses to bite (Puri in Boyd 1949).

Medical Importance

Primary malaria vector (Puri in Boyd 1949).


Adult Stage, detail images:

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