Anopheles acanthotorynus Komp, 1937

NEOTROPICAL REGION

Family
Subfamily
Genus
Subgenus

 

Etymology: n.s. [thorn spoon (Gr); poss. ref. to spoon-shaped claspette ending in a terminal spine]

Type locality:  Iquitos, Loreto, Peru

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

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Sallum, et al. 2020

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

 larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Larva

 

Exemplar DNA sequences

Anopheles acanthotorynus COI: AF417760, AF417724

All Anopheles acanthotorynus DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

French Guiana, Peru

Distribution

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Komp 1937a: 358 (M*)

Senevet & Abonnenc 1940: 442 (M*, F)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

None

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Komp, W.H.W. (1937a). Anopheles acanthotorynus, a new species of the subgenus Stethomyia from Peru (Diptera, Culicidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 30(2), 358–360.

 

Sallum, M.A.M., Obando, R.G., Carrejo, N. et al. Identification key to the Anopheles mosquitoes of South America (Diptera: Culicidae). III. Male genitalia. Parasites Vectors 13542 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04300-1 

Senevet, G., & Abonnenc, E. (1940). Les moustiques de la Guyane Franҫaise. VI. Les anophelines. 2. Le sous-genre Stethomyia. Archives de l’Institut Pasteur d’Algérie, 18(4), 441–442.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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