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Anopheles gambiae (African malaria mosquito)

Synonyms: Anopheles costalis; Anopheles gracilis; Anopheles minor; Anopheles typicus

Wikipedia Abstract

Anopheles gambiae is a complex of at least seven morphologically indistinguishable species of mosquitoes in the genus Anopheles. This complex was recognised in the 1960s and includes the most important vectors of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa particularly of the most dangerous malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum.
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Attributes

Diet [1]  Omnivore
Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds, Rivers and Streams, Temporary Pools, Brackish Water

Prey / Diet

Bos taurus (cow)[2]
Capra hircus (domestic goat)[2]
Homo sapiens (man)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Wuchereria bancrofti (Filaria)[3]

Distribution

Ethiopian Region;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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