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What was that species?

April 4, 2014 - 13:02 -- Sumodan P K

Sir Ronald Ross discovered the seeds of malaria on the gut walls of a mosquito. What was the species? Was it An. stephensi or An. rossi? Has the riddle been already solved? Please share your thoughts.

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Sumodan P K's picture
Submitted by Sumodan P K on

Why there is no answer?

Dr. P.K. Sumodan

Associate Professor of Zoology

Government College Madappally,

Kerala, India

Andrew Lover's picture
Submitted by Andrew Lover on

As far as I know, there has never been any definitive ID of Ross'
'dappled wings'. Which species were most common in Secunderabad in August of 1897? Your guess is as good as anyone else's....