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Anopheles

 [ah-nof´ĕ-lēz]
a widely distributed genus of mosquitoes, comprising over 300 species, many of which are important vectors of malaria.

Anopheles

(ă-nof'ĕ-lēz),
A genus of mosquitoes (family Culicidae, subfamily Anophelinae). The sporogenous cycle of the malarial parasite is passed in the body cavity of female mosquitoes of certain species of this genus; several selected vectors (from among more than 90 species) are listed below.
[G. anōphelēs, useless, harmful, fr. an- priv. + ōpheleō, to be of use]

anopheles

(ə-nŏf′ə-lēz′)
n.
Any of various mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles, which can carry the malaria parasite and transmit the disease to humans. Also called anopheles mosquito.

a·noph′e·line′ (-līn′, -lĭn) adj.

Anopheles

The genus of mosquitoes that is the primary vector for malaria.

A·noph·e·les

(ă-nof'ĕ-lēz)
A genus of mosquitoes (family Culicidae, subfamily Anophelinae). The sporogenous cycle of the malarial parasite is passed in the body cavity of female mosquitoes of certain species of this genus.
[G. anōphelēs, useless, harmful, fr. an- priv. + ōpheleō, to be of use]

Anopheles,

A genus of mosquito containing a number of species that transmit the malarial parasite from person to person when feeding on blood. Species commonly transmitting malaria include A. gambiae (Africa), A. stephensi (Middle east), A. culicifacies (India), A. maculatus (Far East) and A. punctulatus (Australasia).
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Beyond the 460 species of Anopheles mosquito, at least another 2,500 or so mosquito species do not carry malaria but might be affected.
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Over 40 species of Anopheles transmit human and zoonotic malaria, but Anopheles gambiae, Anopheles funestus, Anopheles nili and Anopheles moucheti are the primary vectors of human malaria in Africa and the most efficient globally (Sinka et al., 2010; Onyido et al., 2014; MAP, 2015).
The national strategy to control malaria in Pakistan is the use of insecticide residual spray and bed-nets distribution.19 However, the larval control of anopheles will show the efficacy and the residual effect.
The Lam Pachi River is an important river that flows through many villages in Ratchaburi, where it divides into several small streams, providing good habitat for Anopheles mosquitoes.
Finally, the cycle continues when Anopheles mosquito ingests blood containing gametocytes [1].
" The disease is spreading in Delhi as patients are transmitting this parasitical infection to other anopheles once they are bitten by them.
Human malaria is exclusively vectored by culicids of the genus Anopheles, however, other Plasmodium species are transmitted by other genus as Aedes and Culex infecting many animal species such as reptiles, birds and various mammals (Cox, 2010).
Knowledge of the species composition of common Anopheles (Anopheles) in various habitats in different provinces is needed for defining malaria vector distributions, biosurveillance and vector control.
The impact of insecticides management linked with resistance expression in Anopheles spp.
Liam Dowling is always a man to fear on the big occasion and he has the Juvenile Derby winner Anopheles running from trap three.