Anopheles baezai Gater, 1933




Etymology: J.I. Baeza

Type locality: Pulau Langkawi [Perlis], Malaya [Malaysia]

Type depository: Natural History Museum, London, England, United Kingdom (NHMUK)


Nguyen Thuong Hien 1968 (Vietnam)

Rattanarithikul & Harrison 1973 (Thailand)

Lee et al. 1987b (Australasian Region - Guam invasive)

Rattanarithikul et al. 2006b (Thailand)




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WRBU - Anopheles Subgenera and Series - Indomalaya - Adult

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WRBU - Anopheles Subgenera and Series - Oriental - Adult

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WRBU - Anopheles (Ano.) Myzorhynchus Series - Indomalaya - Adult

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WRBU - Anopheles (Ano.) Myzorhynchus Series - Indomalaya - Larva:

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles baezai DNA sequences

Associated Pathogens



Cambodia, Guam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.



Gater 1933: 162 (M*, F*, P, L)

Bonne-Wepster & Swellengrebel 1953: 177 (M*, P*, L*)

Nguyen Thuong Hien 1968 (F*, L*; keys, taxonomy, bionomics, distribution; Vietnam)

Reid 1968: 165 (M*, F*, P*, L*, E*)

Basio 1971b: 34 (M*; bionomics)

Basio & Reisen 1971: 60 (L; distribution)

Rattanarithikul & Harrison 1973 (L*; key; Thailand)

Baisas 1974: 45 (M, F, P*, L*; taxonomy, bionomics, distribution; Philippines)

Harrison & Klein 1975: 10 (distribution)

Harrison & Scanlon 1975: 114 (M, F*, P*, L*; lectotype designation, distribution)

Klein 1977a: 110 (distribution)

Lee et al. 1987b: 20 (F; key, taxonomy, bionomics, distribution, review; Australasian region (for Guam))

Rattanarithikul et al. 2006b (F*, L*; bionomics, distribution, keys; Thailand)



syn. gateri Baisas

1936b: 78 (P*, L). Type locality: Iwahig, Palawan, Philippines (NE; paratype USNM). References: Colless 1948: 88 (M*, F*, L*; as baezai subspecies); Reid 1950: 290 (synonymy).






Baisas, F.E. (1936b). Notes on Philippine mosquitoes. IV. The pupal and certain adult characters of some rare species of Anopheles. Philippine Journal of Science, 59(1), 65–98.

Baisas, F.E. (1974). The mosquito fauna of Subic Bay Naval Reservation, Republic of the Philippines. San Francisco, CA: First Medical Service Wing (PACAF), Technical Report 72-2. 

Basio, R.G., & Reisen, W.K. (1971). On some mosquitoes of Guam, Marianas Islands (Diptera: Culicidae). The Philippine Entomologist, 2(1), 57–61. 

Basio, R.G. (1971b). The Mosquito Fauna of the Philippines (Diptera Culicidae). Monograph No. 4). Manila, Philippines: National Museum of the Philippines.

Bonne-Wepster, J., & Swellengrebel, N.H. (1953). The anopheline mosquitoes of the Indo-Australian Region. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: de Bussy. 

Colless, D.H. (1948). The anopheline mosquitoes of north-west Borneo. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 73(3–4), 71–119. 

Gater, B.A.R. (1933). On Anopheles baezai n. sp., from the Malay Peninsula. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum (Singapore), 8, 162–168. 

Harrison, B.A., Scanlon, J.E., & Reid, J.A. (1973). A new synonomy and new species name in the Southeast Asian Anopheles hyrcanus complex. Mosquito Systematics, 5(4), 263–268. 

Harrison, B.A., & Klein, J.M. (1975). A revised list of the Anopheles of Cambodia. Mosquito Systematics, 7(1), 11–12. 

Harrison, B.A., & Scanlon, J.E. (1975). Medical entomology studies. II. The subgenus Anopheles in Thailand (Diptera: Culicidae). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 12(1), iv, 1–307.

Klein, J.M. (1977a). Deux nouvelles espècies de Topomyia du Cambodge (Diptera, Culicidae). Cahiers ORSTOM. Série entomologie médicale et parasitologie, 15(2), 123–129. 

Lee, D.J., Hicks, M.M., Griffiths, M., Debenham, M.L., Bryan, J.H., Russell, R.C., . . . Marks, E.N. (1987b). The Culicidae of the Australasian Region (Vol. 5). Commonwealth Department of Health, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Monograph Series, 2. Canberra: Australian Government. 

Nguyen Thuong Hien. (1968). The genus of Anopheles in Vietnam (Military Entomology Information Service, Trans.) Saigon: Bureau of Entomology, National Malaria Program/Republic of Vietnam.

Rattanarithikul, R., & Harrison, B.A. (1973). An illustrated key to the Anopheles larvae of Thailand. US Army Medical Component, SEATO, Bangkok, Thailand.

Rattanarithikul, R., Harrison, B.A., Harbach, R.E., Panthusiri, P., & Coleman, R.E. (2006b). Illustrated keys to the mosquitoes of Thailand. IV. Anopheles. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 128(Suppl. 2), 2. 

Reid, J.A. (1950). The Anopheles umbrosus group (Diptera: Culicidae). I: Systematics, with descriptions of two new species. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society B, 101(9), 281–318. 

Reid, J.A. (1968). Anopheline mosquitoes of Malaya and Borneo. Studies from the Institute for Medical Research Malaysia, 31, 1–520. 



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