Anopheles (Ano.) claviger


  • Meigen
  • 1804:4 (M, F; Culex).
  • [Germany], Europe (NE)


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In higher latitudes the larvae are found in permanent pond and lake margins especially where shade is present. In southern parts of its range the species is restricted to cool spring-fed pools and similar habitats (Bates in Boyd 1949).

Medical Importance

Malaria vector in Middle East but not considered a vector in Europe (Bates in Boyd 1949).

Culicidae » Anophelinae » Anopheles » Anopheles
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


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