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marajoara Galvão & Damasceno

1942b:424 (M, F, L).
Type-loc: Cachoeira do Arari, Brazil (FMSP)

Additional References:
Lane 1953:244 (syn.).
Belkin, Schick and Heinemann 1971:4,46 (type info.; tax.).
Linthicum 1988:198 (from syn. with albitarsis).
Rubio-Palis, Wilkerson and Guzman 2003: 107 (F, M; tax.).
Sinka et al. 2010: 72 (bionomics review, distr., niche model)

Synonyms:

Distribution:
Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela

Bionomics:
Anopheles marajoara always has been collected in association with vegetation such as green algae, water hyacinth, Ceratophyllum spp. and Salvinia spp., and usually in large bodies of water. Linthicum 1988:114)

Medical Importance:
Anopheles marajoara is a common Central and South American malaria vector (Rubio-Palis et al. 2003)