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Keywords:

  • Anopheles;
  • species names;
  • derivation of names;
  • patronymics;
  • history;
  • morphology

ABSTRACT:

The derivations of the names of 74 Anopheles species and one subgenus are explained together with accounts of the life and scientific work of people who have been honored by having a mosquito named after them. Descriptive accounts are given of geographical locations, whether towns, regions or counties, that have had anopheline species named after them.