Anopheles Mosquito (image) University of California - Riverside Share Print E-Mail Caption Female Anopheles stephensi mosquito obtaining a blood meal from a human host. This mosquito is a known transmitter of malaria, with a distribution that ranges from Egypt all the way to China. Credit Jim Gathany/CDC Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.