- Autores: Angella AF, Gil LHS, Pinto J, Ribolla PEM, Salgueiro P, Vicente JL
- Ano de Publicação: 2014
- Journal: Malaria Journal
- Link: http://www.malariajournal.com/content/13/1/203
Anopheles darlingi is the main malaria mosquito vector in the Amazonia region. In spite of being considered a riverine, forest-dwelling species, this mosquito is becoming more abundant in peri-urban areas, increasing malaria risk. This has been associated with human-driven environmental changes such as deforestation.