Anopheles (Cel.) multicolor


  • Cambouliu
  • 1902:704 (F)
  • Type loc: Isthme de Suez, Egypt (FMP)


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Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Turkmenistan



An inland and coastal breeder of semi-arid regions in pans, oases and collections of brackish water. Breeds in fresh water, cesspools and highly saline pools. Females readily enter houses and bite man (Gillies and deMeillon 1968).

Medical Importance

Secondary malaria vector (Gillies and deMeillon 1968).


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