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.
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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).
knowlesi could contribute to the reemergence of simian malaria in Thailand and southeast Asia, where its vectors, Anopheles leucosphyrus
group, are abundant (15).