Anopheles darlingi Root, 1926, a wild mosquito with anthropophilic habits, which is the main vector of the three Plasmodium species that causes human malaria in Brazil (Tadei et al., 1998). Anopheles darlingi is the main vector of malaria in the Amazon, especially in areas undergoing severe environmental disturbance from the exploitation of natural resources (such as wood, ores, and oil extraction), rural settlement projects, and fish farming (Tadei et al., 2007).
- 1-Tadei W P, Thatcher B D, Santos J M M, Scarpassa V M, Rodrigues I B, Rafael M S. Ecological observations on anopheline vectors of malaria in the Brazilian Amazon. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1998; 59: 325-335.
- 2-Tadei W P, Rodrigues I B, Santos J M M, Rafael M S, Passos R A, Costa F M, Pinto R C, Oliveira A E M.. Entomologia e controle de vetores: o papel da entomologia no controle da malaria. Rev Bras Med Trop. 2007; 40 (2): 23-26.
it occurs in central and south america.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Anopheles darlingi
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Anopheles darlingi
Public Records: 56
Specimens with Barcodes: 238
Species With Barcodes: 1
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