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ANOPHELES

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The generic name of a widely distributed group of mosquitoes, certain species of which transmit to humans the parasitic protozoa Plasmodium, the agent that causes MALARIA. Anopheles maculipennis and A. bifurcatus are both found in England and can both transmit the malaria parasite.

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