Korea, Republic of

Malaria risk

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Mosquito vectors

The table above summarises the dominant malaria vector species believed to be present and below are maps showing the predicted occurrence of these species. Click on an individual map to find out more about it.

Bionomics summary table

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Species / species complex

Vector status across species' range

Primary environment

Zoophilic / anthropophilic

Endo / exophagic

Endo / exophilic

Biting time

Anopheles (Anopheles) sinensis species complex Inportant vector of P. vivax malaria Lowland freshwater habitats with vegetation in open areas Zoophilic Exophagic Exophilic Evening / night
Anopheles (Anopheles) lesteri Baisas & Hu, 1936 (formerly An. anthropophagus in China) Important vector Cool shady places, hills and grassy fields, fresh-water pools Both data not available Endophilic Evening / night

Inherited blood disorders

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