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jeyporiensis James

1902:32 (A*, L*).
Type-loc: Nagpur, Jeypur State, [Central Provinces], India (LU)

Additional References:
Christophers 1933:220 (M*, F*, P, L*, E).
Aslamkhan 1971:147 (distr.).
Klein 1977:110 (distr.).
Harrison 1980: 69 (M*,F*,P*,L*; type info.).
Darsie and Pradhan 1990:71 (distr.).
Harrison, Rattanarithikul, Peyton and Mongkolpanya 1991:223 (Thailand.).
Oo, Storch and Becker 2004: 24 (distr., Myanmar).
Rattanarithikul et al. 2006: 1-128 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)
Qu and Zhu 2008:212 (distr. China)
Rueda et al. 2008: 397 (distr.)


Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Macau, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Ground habitats with clear, cool, fresh water, slow moving or nearly stagnant with abundant emergent vegetation, and water temperatures in the 23 - 33°C. range with 28°C. as the ideal. Hill, mountain, high plateau species at elevations up to 1829m. Seepage pools at the base of hills are the favored habitat (Harrison 1980).

Medical Importance:
Primary malaria vector. Found naturally infected with B. malayi and W. bancrofti (Harrison 1980).