Section 80
Chapter 79,989

The Anopheles lindesayi Species Complex (Diptera: Culicidae) in Bhutan

Somboon, P.; Phanitchakun, T.; Namgay, R.; Harbach, R.E.

Journal of Medical Entomology 59(4): 1236-1251


ISSN/ISBN: 1938-2928
PMID: 35642893
Accession: 079988791

This paper deals with species A, C, D, and E of the Lindesayi Complex of Anopheles subgenus Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) that were recently recorded from Bhutan. Species B is not included due to insufficient data. Species A is Anopheles lindesayi sensu stricto, and species C, D, and E are new species that are formally described and named herein as Anopheles druki Somboon, Namgay & Harbach, Anopheles himalayensis Somboon, Namgay & Harbach and Anopheles thimphuensis Somboon, Namgay & Harbach, respectively. Morphological characteristics of the adults, larval and pupal stages of each species are provided and compared with An. lindesayi from Bhutan.

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