Anopheles minor da Costa Lima, 1929

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Etymology: n.s. [smallest (L); poss. ref. to small size]

Type locality: Estrelia [Rio de Janeiro], Brazil

Type depository: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (IOC)

 

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Deane, L.M. et al. 1946 (NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Causey et al. 1946 (NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Deane, M.P. et al. 1946 (NE Brazil & Amazonas)

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

 adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

 larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Larva

 

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles minor DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Argentina, Brazil, French Guiana, Paraguay, Suriname.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

da Costa Lima 1929c: 1101 (M, F)

Pinto 1939: 428 (M*)

Deane, L.M. et al. 1946 (F*; key, bionomics; NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Causey et al. 1946 (M*; key; NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Deane, M.P. et al. 1946 (L*; key, bionomics; NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Galvão 1951: 363 (L*)

Lane 1953: 202 (M*, F*, P*, L*, E*)

Belkin et al. 1971: 3 (type information)

Fauran & Pajot 1974a: 100 (distribution)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

None

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

da Costa Lima, A. (1929c). Sobre um novo Anopheles do Brasil. Brazil-Medico, 43(2), 1100–1101.

Belkin, J.N., & Heinemann, S.J. (1971). Aedes vexans in Guatemala. Mosquito Systematics Newsletter, 3(2), 27.

Causey, O.R., Deane, L.M., & Deane, M.P. (1946). II. An illustrated key by male genitalic characteristics for the identification of thirty-four species of Anophelini from the northeast and Amazon regions of Brazil, with a note on dissection technique. American Journal of Hygiene Monograph Series, 18, 21–31.

Deane, L.M., Causey, O.R., & Deane, M.P. (1946). I. An illustrated key by adult female characteristics for the identification of thirty-five species of Anophelini, with notes on the malaria vectors (Diptera, Culicidae). In Studies on Brazilian anophelines from the northeast and Amazon regions (pp. 1–18). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Deane, M.P., Causey, O.R., & Deane, L.M. (1946). III. An illustrated key by larval characteristics for the identification of thirty-two species of Anophelini, with descriptions of two larvae. In Studies on Brazilian anophelines from the northeast and Amazon regions (pp. 33–50). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Fauran, P., & Pajot, F.X. (1974a). Complement to the catalog of the Culicidae recorded from French Guiana (South America). Mosquito Systematics, 6(2), 99–110.

Galvão, A.B. (1951). Um novo caráter diferencial entre A. minor e A. peryassui na fase larvária. Revista Brasileira de malariologia e doenças tropicais (Rio de Janeiro), 3(2), 363–366.

Lane, J. (1953). Neotropical Culicidae (Vols. I–II). São Paulo, Brazil: University of São Paulo.

Pinto, C. (1939). Disseminacão da malaria pela aviacão; biologia do Anopheles gambiae e outros anofelineos do Brasil. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 34(3), 293–430.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit (Year). Anopheles minor species page. Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit Website, http://wrbu.si.edu/vectorspecies/mosquitoes/minor, accessed on [date (e.g. 03 February 2020) when you last viewed the site].