Anopheles (Ano.) sacharovi


  • Favre
  • 1903:189 (A).
  • Evlaxe, Yelizavetpol Dist., Transcaucasia [Elisabethpol, Caucasus, U.S.S.R.] (ZMM)


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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, France, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel (and Gaza Strip & West Bank), Italy, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)



In the Mediterranean area it breeds typically in large brackish marshes though larvae may at times be found in a wide variety of habitats. Adults are anthropophagous (Bates in Boyd 1949).

Medical Importance

Primary malaria vector (Bates in Boyd 1949).

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Anopheles
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


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