Species Archive: Anopheles maculipennis spp.

Anopheles Mosquito

    Anopheles maculipennis spp. which is a species complex comprising Anopheles atroparvus and Anopheles messeae. The former is more likely to come into houses, which is where this one was found. (Identification by Tony Irwin, www.diptera.info) Any mosquito is unwelcome, and this one more than most. In warmer climates, it is a vector for …

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