Anopheles dunhami Causey, 1945

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Etymology: George Clark Dunham.

Type locality: Tefé, Amazonas, Brazil.

Type depositoryU.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 dunhami sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Brazil, Colombia, Peru.

Distribution

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Causey 1945: 231 (M*, F, L, E*)

Lane 1953: 268 (syn.with nuneztovari without comment)

Stone & Knight 1956b: 277 (type information)

Peyton 1993 (from syn. with nuneztovari to senior syn. of trinkae)

Calderón et al. 1995 (distribution; Peru)

Lounibos et al. 1997a (E*)

Lounibos et al. 1998: 830 (genetics, taxonomy; to species)

Calado et al. 2008 (M gen, molecular taxonomy, distribution, Brazilian Amazon)

Ruiz et al. 2010 (molecular taxonomy, distribution; Colombia)

Foster et al. 2013 (molecular phylogeny; to Nuneztovari Complex).

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

None

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

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CITED REFERENCES

Calado, D.C., Foster, P.G., Bergo, E.S., dos Santos, C.L.S., Galardo, A.K.R., & Sallum, M.A.M. (2008). Resurrection of Anopheles goeldii from synonymy with Anopheles nuneztovari (Diptera, Culicidae) and a new record for Anopheles dunhami in the Brazilian Amazon. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 103(8), 791–799.

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. (1945). Description of Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) dunhami, a new species from the Upper Amazon Basin. Journal of the National Malaria Society, 4(3), 231–234.

Foster, P.G., Bergo, E.S., Bourke, B.P., Oliveira, T.M.P., Nagaki, S.S., Sant’Ana, D.C., & Sallum, M.A.M. (2013). Phylogenetic analysis and DNA-based species confirmation in Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus). PLOS ONE, 8(2), e54063.

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

Lounibos, L.P., Duzak, D., & Linley, J.R. (1997a). Comparative egg morphology of six species of the Albimanus Section of Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 34(2), 136–155.

Lounibos, L.P., Wilkerson, R.C., Conn, J.E., Hribar, L.J., Fritz, G.N., & Danoff-Burg, J.A. (1998). Morphological, molecular, and chromosomal discrimination of cryptic Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) (Diptera: Culicidae) from South America. Journal of Medical Entomology, 35(5), 830–838.

Peyton, EL. (1993). Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) dunhami, resurrected from synonymy with Anopheles nuneztovari and validated as a senior synonym of Anopheles trinkae (Diptera: Culicidae). Mosquito Systematics, 25, 151–156.

Ruiz, F., Linton, Y.-M., Ponsonby, D.J., Conn, J.E., Herrera, M., Quinones, M.L., . . . Wilkerson, R.C. (2010). Molecular comparison of topotypic specimens confirms Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) dunhami Causey (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Colombian Amazon. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 105(7), 899–903.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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