Anopheles punctulatus Dönitz, 1901

AUSTRALASIA & ORIENTAL REGIONS

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Etymology: spotted (wing) (L)

Type locality: Stephansort, New Guinea, and Herbertshoehe, Bismarck Archipelago

Type depository: Zoologisches Museum der Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany (ZM); Natural History Museum, London, England, United Kingdom (NHMUK)

 

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Belkin 1962

Lee et al. 1987b

Schmidt et al. 2003

Logue et al. 2013

 

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

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WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

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WRBU - Genera - Australasia - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Australasia - Larva

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WRBU - Anopheles Subgenera and Series - Australasia - Adult

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WRBU - Anopheles Subgenera and Series - Indomalaya - Adult

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WRBU - Anopheles Subgenera and Series - Indomalaya - Larva

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WRBU - Anopheles (Cel.) Neomyzomyia Series - Australasia - Adult

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WRBU - Anopheles (Cel.) Neomyzomyia Series - Australasia - Larva

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WRBU - Anopheles (Cel.) Neomyzomyia Series - Indomalaya - Adult

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WRBU - Anopheles (Cel.) Neomyzomyia Series - Indomalaya - Larva

 

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles punctulatus DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Dönitz 1901: 36 (M, F)

Ross & Roberts 1943b: 11 (M*, F*, L*; taxonomy, distribution, bionomics)

Lee & Woodhill 1944: 134 (M, F*, L*)

Belkin et al. 1945: 253 (M, F, P*, L)

Rozeboom & Knight 1946: 95 (F*, P*, L*; taxonomy)

Woodhill 1946: 276 (taxonomy, bionomics)

Penn 1949b: 16 (P*)

Belkin 1962: 136 (M*, F*, L*, first instar L*, E; keys, bionomics, distribution; s.l., s.s.)

Bryan 1973: 64 (taxonomy)

Bryan 1974: 413 (taxonomy)

Lee et al. 1987b: 265 (F; key, taxonomy, bionomics, distribution, review; s.l.)

Townsend 1990: 125 (type information)

Foley & Bryan 1993 (molecular taxonomy; s.l)

Foley et al. 1993 (molecular taxonomy)

Foley et al. 1994 (molecular taxonomy; s.l.)

Foley et al. 1995 (s.l.)

Cooper et al. 2002 (bionomics, distribution; s.l.)

Beebe & Cooper 2002 (bionomics, distribution; s.l.)

Schmidt et al. 2003 (keys; s.l.)

Sinka et al. 2011: 89 (bionomics, review, distribution, niche model; Punctulatus Group, Punctulatus Complex)

Logue et al. 2013 (key, molecular taxonomy; s.l.)

Harbach 2013b (phylogeny, taxonomy; s.l.)

Sinka 2013 (bionomics; s.l.)

Beebe et al. 2013 (taxonomy, bionomics, review, distribution; SW Pacific; s.l.)

Beebe et al. 2015 (review; s.s. and s.l.)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

None

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Beebe, N.W., & Cooper, R.D. (2002). Distribution and evolution of the Anopheles punctulatus group (Diptera: Culicidae) in Australia and Papua New Guinea. International Journal for Parasitology, 32(5), 563–574.

Beebe, N.W., Russell, T., Burkot, T.R., & Cooper, R.D. (2015). Anopheles punctulatus group: Evolution, distribution, and control. Annual Review of Entomology, 60, 335–350.

Beebe, N.W., Russell, T.L., Burkot, T.R., Lobo, N.F., & Cooper, R.D. (2013). The systematics and bionomics of malaria vectors in the Southwest Pacific. In S. Manguin (Ed.), Anopheles mosquitoes: New insights into malaria vectors (pp. 357–394). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech.

Belkin, J.N. (1962). The mosquitoes of the South Pacific (Diptera, Culicidae) (Vols. 1–2). Berkeley: University of California Press.

Belkin, J.N., Knight, K.L., & Rozeboom, L.E. (1945). Anopheline mosquitoes of the Solomon Islands and New Hebrides. The Journal of Parasitology, 31(4), 241–265.

Bryan, J.H. (1973). Studies on the Anopheles punctulatus complex. I. Identification by proboscis morphological criteria and by crossmating experiments. II. Hybridization of the member species. III. Mating behaviour of the F1 hybrid adults from crosses between Anopheles farauti no. 1 and Anopheles farauti no. 2. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 67(1), 64–91.

Bryan, J.H. (1974). Morphological studies on the Anopheles punctulatus Dönitz complex. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London, 125(4), 413–435.

Cooper, R.D., Waterson, D.G.E., Frances, S.P., Beebe, N.W., & Sweeney, A.W. (2002). Speciation and distribution of the members of the Anopheles punctulatus (Diptera: Culicidae) group in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Medical Entomology, 39(1), 16–27.

Dönitz, W. (1901). Nachrichten aus dem Berliner Entomologischen Verein. Insekten-Börse, 18(5), 36–38.

Foley, D.H., & Bryan, J.H. (1993). Electrophoretic keys to identify members of the Anopheles punctulatus complex of vector mosquitoes in Papua New Guinea. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 7(1), 49–53.

Foley, D.H., Cooper, R.D., & Bryan, J.H. (1995). A new species within the Anopheles punctulatus complex in western province, Papua New Guinea. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 11(1), 122–127.

Foley, D.H., Meek, S.R., & Bryan, J.H. (1994). The Anopheles punctulatus group of mosquitoes in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu surveyed by allozyme electrophoresis. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 8(4), 340–350.

Foley, D.H., Paru, R., Dagoro, H., & Bryan, J.H. (1993). Allozyme analysis reveals six species within the An. punctulatus complex of mosquitoes in Papua New Guinea. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 7(1), 37–48.

Harbach, R.E. (2013b). The phylogeny and classification of Anopheles. In S. Manguin (Ed.), Anopheles mosquitoes: New insights into malaria vectors (pp. 3–55). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech.

Lee, D.J., & Woodhill, A.R. (1944). The anopheline mosquitoes of the Australasian Region (Vol. 2). Australia: University of Sydney.

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.

Logue, K., Chan, E.R., Phipps, T., Small, S.T., Reimer, L., Henry-Halldin, C., . . . & Serre, D. (2013). Mitochondrial genome sequences reveal deep divergences among Anopheles punctulatus sibling species in Papua New Guinea. Malaria Journal, 12(1), 64.

Penn, G.H. (1949b). The pupae of the mosquitoes of New Guinea. Pacific Science, 3(1), 3–85.

Ross, E.S., & Roberts, H.R. (1943b). Mosquito atlas. Part II. Eighteen old world anophelines important to malaria. Philadelphia: The American Entomological Society, the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Rozeboom, L.E., & Knight, K.L. (1946). The punctulatus complex of Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Parasitology, 32(2), 95–131.

Schmidt, E.R., Foley, D.H., Bugoro, H., & Bryan, J.H. (2003). A morphological study of the Anopheles punctulatus group in the Solomon Islands, with a description of Anopheles irenicus Schmidt, sp. n. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 93(6), 515–526.

Sinka, M.E. (2013). Global distribution of the dominant vector species of malaria. In S. Manguin (Ed.), Anopheles mosquitoes: New insights into malaria vectors (pp. 109–143). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech.

 

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