Anopheles (Ker.) neivai
Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama,
- hylephilus Dyar and Knab
- 1917:38 (F)
- Type-loc: Gatun, Panama Canal Zone (USNM)
The immatures are found in the leaf axils of terrestrial and epiphytic bromeliads and rarely in leaf axils of aroids and treeholes. Females commonly bite humans, particularly in the evening hours. (Zavortink 1973:13)
An. neivai is the primary vector of human malaria in the coastal south of Buenaventura, Colombia. It has been found infected with yellow fever virus in Panama and Guaroa virus in Colombia. (Zavortink 1973:13)
Anophelinae » Anopheles » Kerteszia
- Komp 1937b:502 (resurrected from syn. with cruzii), 509 (M*, F*, L), 521 (syn.).
- Senevet and Abonnenc 1938:509 (M*, P*, L*).
- Levi-Castillo 1945:118 (M*, F*, L*).
- Floch and Abonnenc 1951:70 (M*, F*, L*).
- Stone and Knight 1956:279 (lectotype desig.).
- Zavortink 1973:11 (M*, F*, P*, L*; distr.).
- Baerg and Boreham 1974a:629 (E*).
Adult Stage, detail images:
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