Anopheles kochi Dönitz, 1901




Etymology: not stated. Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch (Harbach 2018c)

Type locality: Padang [Tapanuli], Sumatra [Indonesia]

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


Darsie & Pradhan 1990

Rattanarithikul et al. 2006b



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WRBU - Anopheles Subgenera and Series - Oriental - Adult

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Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles kochi DNA sequences

Associated Pathogens



Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, People’s Republic of China, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.



Dönitz 1901: 36 (M, F)

Christophers 1933: 172 (M*, F*, L*, E)

Crawford 1938: 71 (P*)

Bonne-Wepster & Swellengrebel 1953: 265 (M*, F*, L)

Baisas & Ubaldo-Pagayon 1956: 224 (L*, E*)

Reid 1968: 269 (distribution)

Aslamkhan 1971b (distribution; Pakistan)

Basio 1971b: 40 (M*, F*; bionomics)

Townsend 1990: 91 (type information)

Darsie & Pradhan 1990 (F, L; taxonomy, keys, bionomics, distribution; Nepal)

Oo et al. 2004 (distribution; Myanmar)

Rattanarithikul et al. 2006b (F*, L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)



syn. flava Ludlow

1908a: 32 (M, F; Cellia). Type locality: Camp Wilhelm [Quezon, Luzon], Philippines (USNM). References: Stone & Knight 1956b: 277 (type information, lectotype designation).

syn. halli James

1910a: 33 (M, F*; Christophersia). Type locality: Sylhet, Assam, India (IM).






Aslamkhan, M. (1971b). The mosquitoes of Pakistan. I. A checklist. Mosquito Systematics, 3(4), 147–159.

Baisas, F.E., & Ubaldo-Pagayon, A. (1956). Notes on Philippine mosquitoes. XVII. The eggs and first-instar larvae of some Neomyzomyias. Philippine Journal of Science, 85(2), 215–230.

Basio, R.G. (1971b). The Mosquito fauna of the Philippines (Diptera, Culicidae). Monograph No. 4). Manila, Philippines: National Museum of the Philippines.

Bonne-Wepster, J., & Swellengrebel, N.H. (1953). The anopheline mosquitoes of the Indo-Australian Region. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: de Bussy.

Christophers, S.R. (1933). The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Diptera. Vol. IV. Family Culicidae. Tribe Anophelini. London, England: Taylor and Francis.

Crawford, R. (1938). Some anopheline pupae of Malaya with a note on pupal structure. Singapore: Government Printing Office.

Darsie, R.F., Jr., & Pradhan, S.P. (1990). The mosquitoes of Nepal: Their identification, distribution and biology. Mosquito Systematics, 22(2), 69–130.

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

James, S.P. (1910a). Notes on mosquitoes. Paludism (Simla), 1, 33–38.

Ludlow, C.S. (1908a). Mosquito notes. VI. The Canadian Entomologist, 40(1,2,9), 32–34, 50–52, 331–332.

Oo, T.T., Storch, V., & Becker, N. (2004). Review of the Anopheles mosquitoes of Myanmar. Journal of Vector Ecology, 29(1), 21–40.

Rattanarithikul, R., Harrison, B.A., Harbach, R.E., Panthusiri, P., & Coleman, R.E. (2006b). Illustrated keys to the mosquitoes of Thailand. IV. Anopheles. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 128(Suppl. 2), 2.

Reid, J.A. (1968). Anopheline mosquitoes of Malaya and Borneo. Studies from the Institute for Medical Research Malaysia, 31, 1–520.

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.

Theobald, F.V. (1901a). A monograph of the Culicidae or mosquitoes (Vol. 1). London, England: British Museum (Natural History).

Townsend, B.C. (1990). Culicidae. In B.C. Townsend, J. E. Chainey, R.W. Crosskey, A.C. Pont, R.P. Lane, J.P.T. Boorman, & C.A. Crouch (Eds.), A catalogue of the types of bloodsucking flies in the British Museum (Natural History) (pp. 35–152). London, England: British Museum (Natural History).



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