Evidence of new species for malaria vector Anopheles nuneztovari sensu lato in the Brazilian Amazon region

  title={Evidence of new species for malaria vector Anopheles nuneztovari sensu lato in the Brazilian Amazon region},
  author={Vera Margarete Scarpassa and Antonio Saulo Cunha-Machado and Jos{\'e} Ferreira Saraiva},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
Anopheles nuneztovari sensu lato comprises cryptic species in northern South America, and the Brazilian populations encompass distinct genetic lineages within the Brazilian Amazon region. This study investigated, based on two molecular markers, whether these lineages might actually deserve species status. Specimens were collected in five localities of the Brazilian Amazon, including Manaus, Careiro Castanho and Autazes, in the State of Amazonas; Tucuruí, in the State of Pará; and Abacate da… CONTINUE READING
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