Anopheles arabiensis Patton 1905

AFROTROPICAL REGION

Family
Subfamily
Genus
Subgenus
Series
Complex

 

Etymology: Arabia.

Type locality: Aden Hinterland [West Aden Protectorate = Yemen]

Type depository: Location Unknown (LU)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

None

 

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

 larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Afrotropical - Adult

larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Afrotropical - Larva

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles arabiensis DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Angola, Benin, [Brazil], Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, La Réunion, Madagascar (includes Glorioso and Juan de Nova Isl.), Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of South Africa, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Patton 1905: 625 (M*, F*, L, E*)

White 1975: 311 (distribution; from syn. with gambiae)

Mattingly 1977: 324 (taxonomy)

Rodhain et al. 1977 (distribution)

Sinka et al. 2010: 117 (bionomics, review, distribution, niche model)

Becker et al. 2010: 325 (distribution, bionomics)

Kyalo et al. 2017 (distribution; sub-Saharan Africa)

Robert et al. 2019 (distribution; western Palearctic)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. davidsoni Ribiero, da Cunha Ramos, Pires & Capela

1979: 75 (M*, F*, P*, L*; as quadriannulatus subspecies). Type locality: Ribiera do Mangue, Santiago Island, Cape Verde Republic (IHMT). References: Cambournac et al. 1982: 266 (to syn. of arabiensis).

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Becker, N., Petrić, D., Zgomba, M., Boase, C., Madon, M., Dahl, C., & Kaiser, A. (2010). Mosquitoes and their control (2nd ed.). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag.

Cambournac, F.J.C., Petrarca, V., & Coluzzi, M. (1982). Anopheles arabiensis in the Cape Verde Archipelago. Parassitologia, 24(2–3), 265–267.

Kyalo, D., Amratia, P., Mundia, C.W., Mbogo, C.M., Coetzee, M., & Snow, R.W. (2017). A geo-coded inventory of anophelines in the Afrotropical Region south of the Sahara: 1898–2016. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 57.

Mattingly, P.F. (1977). Names for the Anopheles gambiae complex. Mosquito Systematics, 9(3), 323–328.

Patton, W.S. (1905). The culicid fauna of the Aden Hinterland, their haunts and habits. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 16(4), 623–637.

Ribeiro, H., da Cunha Ramos, H., Pires, C.A., & Capela, R.A. (1979). Description and biometric study of Anopheles (Cellia) quadriannulatus davidsoni ssp. n., a seventh member of the Anopheles gambiae Giles complex (Diptera, Culicidae) endemic to the Cape Verde archipelago. Garcia de Orta: Série de Zoologia, 8(1–2), 75–88.

Robert, V., Günay, F., Le Goff, G., Boussès, P., Sulesco, T., Khalin, A., Medlock, J.M., Kampen, H., Petrić, D., & Schaffner, F. (2019). Distribution chart for Euro-Mediterranean mosquitoes (western Palaearctic region). Journal of the European Mosquito Control Association, 37, 1–28.

Rodhain, F., Boutonnier, A., & Coulanges, P. (1977). Bibliographie des Culicides de Madagascar. Archives des l’Instituts Pasteur de Madagascar, 46, 485–495.

Sinka, M.E., Bangs, M.J., Manguin, S., Coetzee, M., Mbogo, C.M., Hemingway, J., . . . Hay, S.I. (2010a). The dominant Anopheles vectors of human malaria in Africa, Europe and the Middle East: Occurrence, data, distribution maps and bionomic précis. Parasites and Vectors, 3(117), 1–34.

White, G.B. (1975). Notes on a catalogue of the Ethiopian Region. Mosquito Systematics, 7(4), 303–344.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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