Anopheles (Cellia) Kokhani, N. SP.(Diptera Culicidae) from Kapit, Sarawak, East Malaysia

Vythilingam, I. and Jeffery, J. and Harbach, R.E. and Chan, S.T. and Tan, C.H. and Asmad, M. (2007) Anopheles (Cellia) Kokhani, N. SP.(Diptera Culicidae) from Kapit, Sarawak, East Malaysia. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 109 (2). pp. 463-468. ISSN 0013-8797,

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Anopheles kokhani Vythilingam, Jeffery, and Harbach, n. sp., a member of the Neomyzomyia Series of subgenus Cellia Theobald (Diptera: Culicidae) is described from females collected in Sarawak, Malaysia, during studies to identify the mosquitoes responsible for transmitting simian malaria to humans. The species is distinguished from sympatric members of the Neomyzomyia Series, including An. saungi Colless, An. stookesi Colless, An. tessellatus Theobald, and An. watsonii (Leicester), with which it shares one or more key features. The wing and legs of the new species are illustrated.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anopheles; Sarawak
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Miss Nur Jannatul Adnin Ahmad Shafawi
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2013 02:47
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2013 02:47

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