1. Anopheles

noun. malaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae.


  • family Culicidae
  • malarial mosquito
  • malaria mosquito
  • Culicidae
  • anopheline
  • genus Anopheles

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Sentences with anopheles

1. Noun, plural
Male anopheles mosquitoes live just about one week in the wild as well as in laboratory conditions.