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Systematic notes on Anopheles Meigen (Diptera: Culicidae) species in the state of Amapá, Brazil

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Author(s):
Bergo, Eduardo S. ; Souto, Raimundo Nonato P. ; Galardo, Allan Kardec R. ; Nagaki, Sandra S. ; Calado, Daniela C. ; Sallum, Maria Anice M. [6]
Total Authors: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz; v. 102, n. 3, p. 373-376, 2007.
Field of knowledge: Biological Sciences - Zoology
Abstract

Identification of Anopheles nuneztovari Gabaldón and An. goeldii Rozeboom and Gabaldón based on the male genitalia traits is discussed. An. goeldii is in the synonymy of An. nuneztovari, however, characters of the aedeagus of male genitalia distinguish both species. We hypothesize that An. goeldii may be a valid species, however, further studies using molecular characters, especially ITS2 rDNA sequences will be necessary to elucidate the taxonomic status of the species. An. konderi Galvão and Damasceno and An. forattinii Wilkerson and Sallum are registered for the first time in the state of Amapá. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 05/53973-0 - Systematics of the Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) (Diptera: Culicidae)
Grantee:Maria Anice Mureb Sallum
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants