Anopheles braziliensis (Chagas, 1907)

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Etymology: Brazil.

Type locality: Lassance, Brazil.

Type depository: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (IOC)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Deane, L.M. et al. 1946

Causey et al. 1946

Deane, M.P. et al. 1946

Sallum, et al. 2020

 

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

 adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

 larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Adult

larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Larva

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Chagas 1907: 18 (F; Cellia)

Davis 1926 (F*)

Townsend 1934: 494 (to species)

Cova García 1946: Fig. 1 (E*), 32 (L*), 84 (F*), 119 (M*) [as pessoai]

Deane, L.M. et al. 1946 (F*; key, bionomics; NE Brazil & Amazonas; as pessoai)

Causey et al. 1946 (M*; key; NE Brazil & Amazonas; as pessoai)

Deane, M.P. et al. 1946 (L*; key, bionomics; NE Brazil & Amazonas; as pessoai)

Senevet 1948b: 280 (M*, P*, L*; as pessoai)

Senevet 1948d: 437 (P)

Galvão 1950: 38 (L*; taxonomy; as pessoai)

Lane 1953: 245 (M*, F, L*, E)

Belkin et al. 1971: 5 (type locality information; taxonomy)

Linthicum 1988: 213 (M*, F, P*, L*)

Calderón et al. 1995 (distribution; Peru)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. pessoai Galvão & Lane

1937 (1936)a: 67 (M*, F, P, L*).  Type locality: Pinheiros near São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (FMSP). References:  Lane 1953: 245 (as syn. braiziliensis).

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Belkin, J.N., Schick, R.X., & Heinemann, S.J. (1971). Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae). XXV. Mosquitoes originally described from Brazil. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 7(5), 1–64.

Calderón Falero, G., Fernández, R., & Valle, J. (1995). Especiés de la fauna anofelina, su distribución y algunas consideraciones sobre su abundancia e infectividad en el Perú. Revista Peruana de epidmiología, 8(1), 5–23.

Causey, O.R., Deane, L.M., & Deane, M.P. (1946). II. An illustrated key by male genitalic characteristics for the identification of thirty-four species of Anophelini from the northeast and Amazon regions of Brazil, with a note on dissection technique. American Journal of Hygiene Monograph Series, 18, 21–31.

Chagas, C. (1907). Novas especies de culicidos brasileiros . Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Besnard Frères.

Cova García, P. (1946). Notas sôbre los anofelinos de Venezuela y su identificacion. (CSP12/C1). Editorial Grafolit.

Davis, N.C. (1926). Notes on the female hypopygia of anopheline mosquitoes, with special reference to some Brazilian species. American Journal of Hygiene, 6(March suppl.), 1–22.

Deane, L.M., Causey, O.R., & Deane, M.P. (1946). I. An illustrated key by adult female characteristics for the identification of thirty-five species of Anophelini, with notes on the malaria vectors (Diptera, Culicidae). In Studies on Brazilian anophelines from the northeast and Amazon regions (pp. 1–18). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Deane, M.P., Causey, O.R., & Deane, L.M. (1946). III. An illustrated key by larval characteristics for the identification of thirty-two species of Anophelini, with descriptions of two larvae. In Studies on Brazilian anophelines from the northeast and Amazon regions (pp. 33–50). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Galvão, A.B. (1950). Do diagnóstico diferencial entre A. (N.) strodei e A. (N.) pessoai na fase larvária. Revista Brasileira de malariologia, 2, 38–48.

Galvão, A.L.A., & Lane, J. (1937a). Notas sobre os Nyssorhynchus de São Paulo. II. Descrição de uma nova espécie Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) pessoai (Diptera, Culicidae). Revista de biologia e higiene, 7(for 1936)(2), 67–79.

Lane, J. (1953). Neotropical Culicidae (Vols. I–II). São Paulo, Brazil: University of São Paulo.

Linthicum, K.J. (1988). A revision of the Argyritarsis Section of the subgenus Nyssorhynchus of Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae). Mosquito Systematics, 20(2), 98–271.

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. (1948b). Anopheles pessoai en Guyane Franҫaise. Description de la nymphe. Archives de l’Institut Pasteur d’Algérie, 26(3), 280–287.

Townsend, C.H.T. (1934). Mosquitoes of the Rio Tapajós. Revista de entomología, 4(4), 486–499.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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