In Malaysia, studies have implicated the primarily exophagic Anopheles leucosphyrus group of mosquitoes as the main vector of P.
Six new species of the Anopheles leucosphyrus group, reinterpretation of An.
gt; Anopheles mirans: This species belong to Anopheles leucosphyrus group and it was misidentified as An.
Kalra NL and BL Wattal (1962): A note on Anopheles leucosphyrus Doenitz adults in the collection of the Malaria Institute of India with distribution records of A.
knowlesi is transmitted by members of the Anopheles leucosphyrus group of mosquitoes that resides in the upper canopy of the forests in large areas of Southeast Asia; these Anopheles mosquitoes have infrequent contact with humans (10).
Population cytogenetics of the malaria vector Anopheles leucosphyrus group.
knowlesi could contribute to the reemergence of simian malaria in Thailand and southeast Asia, where its vectors, Anopheles leucosphyrus
group, are abundant (15).