Anopheles (Cel.) koliensis




Indonesia, Papua Island, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands


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Larvae found in temporary pools in grassland areas in full sunlight. Females are night biters and strongly anthropophilic (Belkin 1962).

Medical Importance

Primary malaria and periodic filiariasis vector (Belkin 1962).

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Cellia
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


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Adult Stage, illustrations:

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