Originally isolated in South Africa the colony subsequently undergone rounds of isofemale selection prior to genome sequencing. The SANGQUA strain is a synonym for the SANGWE strain (for more details click here).

Anopheles quadriannulatus A

Anopheles quadriannulatus A belongs to the Anopheles gambiae species complex, which consists of at least seven species, it is found in southern Africa and is not considered to be a malaria vector.