A genus of mosquitoes (family Culicidae, subfamily Anophelinae). The sporogenous cycle of the malarial parasite is passed in the body cavity of female mosquitoes of certain species of this genus; a few selected vectors (from among over 90 species) are listed below.


Anopheles albimanus

Anopheles albitarsus

Anopheles balabacensis

Anopheles culicifacies

Anopheles darlingi

Anopheles fluviatilis

Anopheles freeborni

Anopheles funestus

Anopheles gambiae

Anopheles labranchiae

Anopheles maculatus

Anopheles maculipennis

Anopheles minimus

Anopheles pseudopunctipennis

Anopheles quadrimaculatus

Anopheles stephensi

Anopheles sundaicus

Anopheles superpictus