Anopheles gambiae

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A·noph·e·les gam·'bi·ae

an African species that is an important vector of malaria, first identified by Ronald Rosso.
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Autosomal inheritance of alphamethrin, a synthetic pyrethroid, resistance in Anopheles stephensi Liston, a malaria mosquito. Bull Entomol Res 2013; 103: 547-54.
By registering the responses of these olfactory neurons, Suer was able to determine which human odors the female malaria mosquito detects.
Washington, June 18 ( ANI ): The Virginia Tech entomologists have created a chromosome map that can help distinguish between yellow fever and malaria mosquitoes in order to prevent the disease.
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): Malaria mosquito apparently relies on a battery of different types of odour sensors to mediate its most critical behaviours, including how to choose and locate their blood-meal hosts, according to researchers at Vanderbilt University.
The genetic control of Anopheles stephensi--a malaria mosquito. In Raghunath D, Nayak R, editors.
"We have discovered a neurotoxin, PMP1, that selectively targets malaria mosquitos, demonstrating that this family of toxins have a much broader host spectrum than previously believed", said Pal Stenmark of Stockholm University and Lund University.
Laboratory fungus 'kills 99 per cent of malaria mosquitoes' A fungus - genetically enhanced to produce spider toxin - can rapidly kill huge numbers of the mosquitoes that spread malaria, a study suggests.
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Tools for delivering entomopathogenic fungi to malaria mosquitoes: effects of delivery surfaces on fungal efficacy and persistence.
Blood-seeking malaria mosquitoes (female Anophelesmosquitoes) are increasingly becoming resistant to the most common insecticides, called pyrethroids, used to treat traditional bed nets.