Anopheles (Cel.) minimus


  • Theobald
  • 1901a:186 (F*)
  • Pokfulam, Hong Kong (LU)



Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam



Larvae found in small- to moderate-sized streams of clear, cool unpolluted water with partial shade and grassy margins. Other larval habitats include rock pools, sand pools next to streams, seepage pools and springs, stream pools and fallow rice fields with seepage. Females anthropophilic and endophagus (Harrison 1980).

Medical Importance

Primary malaria vector (Harrison 1980).

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Cellia
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


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