The assignment analyses showed two incompletely isolated gene pools separated by the Eastern Andean cordillera. However, other possible geographical barriers (rivers and other mountains) did not play any role in the moderate genetic heterogeneity found among these populations (FST = 0.069).
Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 83(3), 2010, pp. 585-595
Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz [online]. 2010, vol.105, n.1, pp. 13-24
Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) atacamensis, a new species in the subgenus Nyssorhynchus, is described and validated using morphological characters of the male and female adult, male genitalia and immature stages.