Anopheles lepidotus Zavortink, 1973

NEOTROPICAL REGION

Family
Subfamily
Genus
Subgenus

 

Etymology: scaly (Gr)

Type locality: Restrepo, Meta, Colombia

Type depositoryU.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C., United States (USNM)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Harrison et al. 2012

Sallum, et al. 2020 (F, M, L)

 

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

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles lepidotus sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.

Distribution

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Zavortink 1973: 17 (M*, F*, L)

Harrison et al. 2012 (M*, F, P*, L*; key, molecular taxonomy)

Linton et al. 2013 (bionomics, molecular taxonomy, distribution; Ecuador)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

None

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Harrison, B.A., Ruiz-Lopez, F., Calderón Falero, G., Savage, H.M., Pecor, J.E., & Wilkerson, R.C. (2012). Anopheles (Kerteszia) lepidotus (Diptera: Culicidae), not the malaria vector we thought it was: Revised male and female morphology; larva, pupa, and male genitalia characters; and molecular verification. Zootaxa, 3218, 1–17.

Linton, Y.-M., Pecor, J.E., Porter, C.H., Mitchell, L.B., Garzón-Moreno, A., Foley, D H., . . . Wilkerson, R.C. (2013). Mosquitoes of eastern Amazonian Ecuador: Biodiversity, bionomics and barcodes. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 10(Suppl. 1), 100–109.

Sallum, M.A.M., Obando, R.G., Carrejo, N. et al. Identification key to the Anopheles mosquitoes of South America (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasites and Vectors, 13, 542 (2020). https://www.biomedcentral.com/collections/id-keys-anopheles

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