Anopheles (Cel.) maculatus


  • Theobald
  • 1901a:171 (M*, F*)
  • Hong Kong, [China] (BM)



Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam


  • hanabusai Yamada
    • 1925:471 (M, F; Myzomyia)
    • Type-loc: Kagi, Formosa(IID)
    • Ho 1938b:402 (M*, F*, P*)


Larvae found in hilly areas in seepage springs and small streams with some sunlight. Found frequently in recently cleared areas with disturbed soil. Adults primarily zoophilic (Reid 1968).

Medical Importance

Primary malaria vector and a vector of W. bancrofti (Reid 1968).

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Cellia
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


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Adult Stage, illustrations:

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