Anopheles (Cel.) aconitus
- 1902:70 (F*). (Original German)
- Kajoe-Tanam, [North of Padang, Tapanuli], Sumatra and Willem Island, Soekaboemi, Java (ZM)
Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
- albirostris Theobald
- brahmacharii Christophers
- 1912:11 (F*; Myzomyia)
- Type-loc: Calcutta, [West Bengal], India (MSI)
- Brahmachari Bahadur 1912:186 (A). [May antedate Christopher's description - study needed]
Larvae found primarily in flooded rice fields, grassy ponds and stream margins. Also found in Nippa palm swamps, stream pools, fresh water swamps, rock pools, seepage pools, and ditches. In Thailand found at elevations of 1 - 700m. In Indonesia, Java found up to 853m (Harrison 1980).
Primary malaria vector (Harrison 1980).
Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Cellia
Adult Stage, detail images:
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