Anopheles funestus - Fang

Anopheles funestus

Colony Name



Anopheles funestus

Species I.D = SS

Country of Origin

Southern Angola            

Liverpool Colony Established (year)


Phenotypic Characteristics


Source of Colonisation


Colonised by National institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), South Africa

Selection Procedure


Not selected

Genotypic Characteristics

kdr and Ace-1 alleles not detected

Species I.D = SS.

Profiling Data

24 hour % mortality after 1hour exposure to Discriminating Dose


Relevant Publications

Cytochrome P450 metabolic resistance (CYP6P9a) to pyrethroids imposes a fitness cost in the major African malaria vector Anopheles funestus.(link is external)Tchouakui M, Riveron Miranda J, Mugenzi LMJ, Djonabaye D, Wondji MJ, Tchoupo M, Tchapga W, Njiokou F, Wondji CS.Heredity (Edinb). 2020 May;124(5):621-632. doi: 10.1038/s41437-020-0304-1. Epub 2020 Mar 10.PMID: 32157181

Positional cloning of rp2 QTL associates the P450 genes CYP6Z1, CYP6Z3 and CYP6M7 with pyrethroid resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles funestus.(link is external)Irving H, Riveron JM, Ibrahim SS, Lobo NF, Wondji CS.Heredity (Edinb). 2012 Dec;109(6):383-92. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2012.53. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

Mapping a quantitative trait locus (QTL) conferring pyrethroid resistance in the African malaria vector Anopheles funestus.(link is external)Wondji CS, Morgan J, Coetzee M, Hunt RH, Steen K, Black WC 4th, Hemingway J, Ranson H.BMC Genomics. 2007 Jan 29;8:34. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-8-34.

Pyrethroid resistance in an Anopheles funestus population from Uganda.(link is external)Morgan JC, Irving H, Okedi LM, Steven A, Wondji CS.PLoS One. 2010 Jul 29;5(7):e11872. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011872.