anopheles anopheles

Definition(s):

  • (n) malaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae

Usage(s):

  1. Unfortunately, it turned out that many anopheles mosquitoes in South Africa were resistant to pyrethroids.
  2. At the same time, efforts to control anopheles mosquitoes have been more or less abandoned.
  3. Unfortunately, it turned out that many anopheles mosquitoes in South Africa were resistant to pyrethroids.

News

  1. Itch at first bite: Researchers capture unnerving video of mosquitoes feeding

    Anopheles gambiae searches for dinner. (Credit: James D. Gathany) In the dead heat of summertime here in Georgia, it's nearly impossible to walk more than 10 paces without a hungry mosquito latching onto you. Bloodcurdling footage, captured by French researchers, delivers an extremely close view of what exactly happens when a skeeter strikes -- and after watching, you may never want to go ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Itch at first bite: Researchers capture unnerving video of mosquitos feeding

    Anopheles gambiae searches for dinner. (Credit: James D. Gathany) In the dead heat of summertime here in Georgia, it's nearly impossible to walk more than 10 paces without a hungry mosquito latching onto you. Bloodcurdling footage, captured by French researchers, delivers an extremely close view of what exactly happens when a skeeter strikes -- and after watching, you may never want to go ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: CNET

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