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- adjective Having the
faceof a gnat(or similar insect)
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All populations of the main vector, An. culicifacies have become resistant to DDT.
Anopheles culicifacies in India, A. aconitus in Indonesia and
In the Terai area of Nepal, Anopheles annularis and A. culicifacies are responsible for malaria transmission.
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.
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).