Definitions

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  • adjective Having the face of a gnat (or similar insect)

Etymologies

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From culicid + facies

Examples

  • All populations of the main vector, An. culicifacies have become resistant to DDT.

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  • Anopheles culicifacies in India, A. aconitus in Indonesia and

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  • In the Terai area of Nepal, Anopheles annularis and A. culicifacies are responsible for malaria transmission.

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  • Research by Amerasinghe et al. in Sri Lanka (System C of the Mahaweli Development Project) has shown how habitat simplification, occurring when a forest area is developed for irrigated agriculture, can favour important vector species, in the Sri Lanka case Anopheles culicifacies.

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  • Further details are provided in the legend of the maps of each complex in Text S5 (for the An. (Cellia) culicifacies and An. (Cellia) dirus complexes).

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