Anopheles (Cel.) ludlowae


  • (Theobald)
  • 1903a:42 (F*; Myzomyia; as ludlowii ; emend. by Stone 1956:333).
  • Luzon, Philippines (BM)



China (Hainan Island), Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan



Larvae are found in clear shaded or open fresh water streams and rivers. Slow moving and stagnant water is preferred. Adults are anthropophagus (King in Boyd 1949).

Medical Importance

Primary malaria vector (King in Boyd 1949).

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Cellia
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


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Adult Stage, illustrations:

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