Anopheles (Ano.) letifer




Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam


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Larvae found in still, shaded, dark, acidic water with emergent vegetation or numerous leaves in the water. Habitats include freshwater swamps, jungle pools, large isolated stream pools. Adults are exophagic night biters. (Harrison and Scanlon 1975, Reid 1968.)

Medical Importance

Primary malaria vector in Malaysia. (Reid 1968.)

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Anopheles
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


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