Anopheles fluminensis Root, 1927

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Etymology: not stated [fluvial (L); native to Fluminense Region of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil]

Type locality: Itaperuna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Type depository: U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C., United States (USNM)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Sallum, et al. 2020

 

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

 larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

 adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Adult

 larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Larva

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles fluminensis DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Root 1927d: 602 (M*, P*)

Corrêa & Ramos 1942: 47 (M*)

Deane, L.M. et al. 1946: 13 (F*)

Corrêa 1950b: 82 (L)

Lane 1953: 224 (M*, F*, P, L, E*)

Lounibos et al. 1997b (E*)

Bourke et al. 2018 (molecular taxonomy; as s.l.)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. holmbergi Del Ponte & Heredia

1945: 382 (M*, F, L*). Type locality: Corpus, San Ignacio, Misiones, Argentina (INM). References: Lane 1953: 224 (synonymy).

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Bourke, B.P., Conn, J.E., de Oliveira, T.M.P., Chaves, L.S.M., Bergo, E.S., Laporta, G.Z., & Sallum, M.A.M. (2018). Exploring malaria vector diversity on the Amazon Frontier. Malaria Journal, 17, 342.

Corrêa, R.R., & Ramos, A.S. (1942). Os anofelinos da região meridional do Estado de São Paulo. Arquivos de higiene e saúde pública, 7, 37–57.

Corrêa, R.R. (1950b). Alguns informes sôbre Anopheles (Arribalzagia) intermedius (Chagas, 1908), (Diptera, Culicidae). Arquivos de higiene e saúde pública (São Paulo), 14, 79–88.

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.

Del Ponte, E., & Heredia, R.L. (1945). Anopheles (Anopheles) holmbergi n. sp. de Misiones (Argentina) (Diptera Culicidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomólogica Argentina, 12(5), 382–386.

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

Lounibos, L.P., Duzak, D., Linley, J.R., & Lourenço-de-Oliveira, R. (1997b). Egg structures of Anopheles fluminensis and Anopheles shannoni. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 92(2), 221–232.

Root, F.M. (1927d). Studies on Brazilian mosquitoes. IV. Notes on some Brazilian species of Anopheles. American Journal of Hygiene, 7(5), 599–605.

 

Sallum, M.A.M., Obando, R.G., Carrejo, N. et al. Identification key to the Anopheles mosquitoes of South America (Diptera: Culicidae). III. Male genitalia. Parasites Vectors 13542 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04300-1 

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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