Anopheles hermsi is a recently described species of the Anopheles _
An. hermis : Information on the bionomics of this southern California Species is limited and must be
presumed to be similar to that of An. _
An. hermis : are _-legged
An. hermis : _-palpi anophelines
An. hermis distribution: south and west of the _ Mountains and _ Ranges
Anopheles hermsi appears limited to the coastal areas south of _ _ _ County
San Luis Obispo
An. hermis : has occasionally been called the “_ _ _ mosquito”.
Southern California Malaria
Anopheles hermsi _ have been collected in a variety of habitats including matted
cattail stands, matted root systems of willow trees, river margins and the edges of canyon
streams or pools
An. hermsi : bite in shaded
situations beginning about ½ hour before _ and continuing thereafter for 1-2 hours. A
_ peak of biting activity begins about one-half hour before _ and continues until
shortly after sunrise.
An. hermsi : is an _ , flighty biter and will attempt to feed on a number of different hosts in order to obtain a blood meal.
An. hermsi : have been known to feed
on _, _, _, _ and _.
In recent years, An. hermsi has been implicated as the vector in locally transmitted
_ _ outbreaks in San Diego County.