Anopheles stephensi (image) University of Leicester Caption A mosquito in flight with its abdomen full of blood. This species, Anopheles stephensi, is the insect that transmits malaria in India and Pakistan. Credit Hugh Sturrock/Wellcome Images Usage Restrictions Use only with credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.