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

 

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

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.

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.

 

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].