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balabacensis Baisas

1936a:65 (M, F*, P*, L, leucosphyrus var.).
Type-loc: Balabac, Balabac Island, [Palawan], Philippines (USNM)

Additional References:
Baisas and Ubaldo-Pagayon 1956:224 (L*, E*).
Colless 1956:43 (M, F*, P*, L*, E).
Colless 1957c:135 (F, L, to sp. status).
Reid 1968:291 (M*, F*, P*, L*, E*, keys, tax.).
Harrison, Rattanarithikul, Peyton and Mongkolpanya 1991:207 (distr.)
Sallum, Peyton, Harrison and Wilkerson 2005b: 20 (M, F*, P*, L*) (lectotype desig.)
Sallum, Foster, Li et al. 2007:27 (phylogeny)
Sinka et al. 2011: 89 (bionomics review, distr., niche model)

Distribution:
Borneo; Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand

Bionomics:
Immatures found at in heavy shade along edges of swamps, rock pools, stream margins and in temporary roadside ground pools (Sallum et al. 2005b).

Medical Importance:
Primary malaria vector (Sallum et al. 2005b).