Anopheles halophylus Silva-do-Nascimento & Lourenço-de-Oliveira, 2002

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Etymology: salt loving (Gr); larval habitat.

Type locality: Salobra (20°12'40''S, 56°29'30''W), Mato Grosso, Brazil.

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

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 - Neotropical - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Larva

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Brazil.

Distribution

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Silva-do-Nascimento & Lourenço-de-Oliveira 2002: 801 (M*, F*, P*, L*, E*)

Silva-do-Nascimento et al. 2006 (molecular taxonomy)

Silva-do-Nascimento et al. 2011 (molecular taxonomy; s.l.)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

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CURRENT SUBSPECIES

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CITED REFERENCES

Silva-do-Nascimento, T.F., & Lourenço-de-Oliveira, R. (2002). Anopheles halophylus, a new species of the subgenus Nyssorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae) from Brazil. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 97(6), 801–811.

Silva-do-Nascimento, T.F., Rona Pitaluga, L.D., Peixoto, A.A., & Lourenço-de-Oliveira, R. (2011). Molecular divergence in the timeless and cpr genes among three sympatric cryptic species of the Anopheles triannulatus complex. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 222(Suppl. 1), 1.

Silva-do-Nascimento, T.F., Wilkerson, R.C., Lourenço-de-Oliveira, R., & Monteiro, F.A. (2006). Molecular confirmation of the specific status of Anopheles halophylus (Diptera: Culicidae) and evidence of a new cryptic species within An. triannulatus in Central Brazil. Journal of Medical Entomology, 43(3), 455–459.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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