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cryptic species

Open Access | Partial mitochondrial DNA sequences suggest the existence of a cryptic species within the Leucosphyrus group of the genus Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae), forest malaria vectors, in northern Vietnam

May 4, 2010 - 11:54 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Kohei T T., Ngoc Thi H N., et al.
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:41

The results suggest the existence of a cryptic species in northern Vietnam that is morphologically similar to, but phylogenetically distant from both An. dirus and An. takasagoensis.

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