Anopheles malefactor Dyar & Knab, 1907

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Etymology: n.s. [evildoer (L)]

Type locality: Chagres River, Panama

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

 

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Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles malefactor DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Dyar & Knab 1907c: 198 (M, F)

Stone & Knight 1956b: 278 (type information, lectotype designation)

Wilkerson 1990: 235 (M*, F*, P*, L*; taxonomy; from syn. with punctimacula)

Berti et al. 2015 (distribution; Venezuela)

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

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

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CURRENT SUBSPECIES

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CITED REFERENCES

Berti, J., Guzmán, H., Estrada, Y., & Ramírez, R. (2015). New records of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) from Bolívar State in South Eastern Venezuela, with 27 new species for the state and 5 of them new in the country. Frontiers in Public Health, 2, 10.

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.

Dyar, H.G., & Knab, F. (1907c). Descriptions of new mosquitoes from the Panama Canal Zone. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 15(4), 197–212.

Stone, A., & Knight, K.L. (1956b). Type specimens of mosquitoes in the United States National Museum. III. The genera Anopheles and Chagasia (Diptera, Culicidae). Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 46(9), 276–280.

Wilkerson, R.C. (1990b). Redescriptions of Anopheles punctimacula and An. malefactor (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 27(2), 225–247.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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