Anopheles bellator Dyar & Knab, 1906

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Etymology: n.s. [warlike, warrior (L)].

Type locality: Trinidad [Trinidad & Tobago]

Type depository: U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C., United States (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

All Anopheles bellator sequences

Associated Pathogens

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Dyar & Knab 1906b: 160 (A)

Anduze 1942b: 435 (F*)

Komp 1942: 75 (F*), 127 (L), 164 (M*)

Rozeboom 1942a: 242 (E*)

Ross & Roberts 1943a: 37 (M*, F*, L*)

Pittendrigh 1950a, 1950b (bionomics)

Stone & Knight 1956b: 276 (type information, lectotype designation)

Zavortink 1973: 26 (M*, F*, P*, L*)

Forattini & Marucci 1993 (E*)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. bromelicola Dyar

1925c: 27 (F; as race). Type locality: Manoa, Orinoco River, Venezuela (USNM).  References: Stone & Knight 1956b: 276 (type information, lectotype designation).

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Anduze, P.J. (1942b). Sobre la morfología de la armadura bucofaríngea de algunos representantes Venezolanos del subgénero Kerteszia (Diptera: Culicidae). Revista Venezolana de sanidad y asistencia social, 6, 435–436.

Dyar, H.G. (1925c). Note on bromelicolous Anopheles (Diptera, Culicidae). Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 13, 25–27.

Dyar, H.G., & Knab, F. (1906b). Notes on some American mosquitoes with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 19, 159–172.

Forattini, O.P., & Marucci, D. (1993). Scanning electron-microscopy of the eggs of two species of Anopheles (Kerteszia) (Diptera, Culicidae). Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 88(3), 349–352.

Komp, W.H.W. (1942). The anopheline mosquitoes of the Caribbean Region. National Institute of Health Bulletin, 179. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

Pittendrigh, C.S. (1950a). The ecoclimatic divergence of Anopheles bellator and A. homunculus. Evolution, 4(1), 43–63.

Ross, E.S., & Roberts, H.R. (1943a). Mosquito atlas. Part I. The Nearctic Anopheles, important malaria vectors of the Americas, and Aëdes aegypti, Culex quinquefasciatus. Philadelphia: The American Entomological Society, the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Rozeboom, L.E. (1942a). Subspecific variations among Neotropical Anopheles mosquitoes, and their importance in the transmission of malaria. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 22(3), 235–255.

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.

Zavortink, T.J. (1973). Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae). XXIX. A review of the subgenus Kerteszia of Anopheles. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 9(3), 1–54.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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