Anopheles coluzzii - VK7

Anopheles coluzzii

Colony Name



Anopheles coluzzii


Country of Origin

Burkina Faso, Vallée du Kou              

Liverpool Colony established (year)


Phenotypic characteristics

Resistant to DDT and pyrethroids

Source of colonisation


  • Originally colonised at the Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme in Burkina Faso by John Morgan (LSTM) and Dr Kobié Hyacinthe Toé (CNRFP).

Selection Procedure


Adults selected for 2hour exposure with 0.05% deltamethrin


Genotypic characteristics

Fixed for Kdr 995F (1)     

Kdr 1570Y (0.12)  

Rdl 296S (0.3)        

Elevated CYP6M2, CYP6P3, CYP6P4, CYP6Z1, GSTE2   

PBO-Permethrin synergy: No increase in mortality

Profiling Data

24 hour % mortality after 1hour exposure to Discriminating Dose