Anopheles acanthotorynus Komp, 1937

NEOTROPICAL REGION

Family
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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

None

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 - 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.

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].