Anopheles (Cel.) sergentii

Author

  • (Theobald)
  • 1907:68 (F*; Pyretophorus)
  • Algeria (BM)

Distribution

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Algeria, Egypt, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel (and Gaza Strip & West Bank), Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia

Synonyms

  • barkhuusi Giaquinto-Mira
    • 1950:294 (L; macmahoni var.).
    • Type-loc: Valley of Becilo, Ethiopia (NE)

Bionomics

Larvae occur in oases and irrigated areas in many types of water, shaded and unshaded, with and without vegetation. Females enter houses and readily bite man (Gillies and deMeillon 1968).

Medical Importance

Primary malaria vector (Gillies and deMeillon 1968).

LARVA  PUPA

Adult Stage, detail images:

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