About Anopheles coluzzii
Anopheles coluzzii, formerly known as Anopheles gambiae M molecular form, was defined as a separate species in 2013 (Coetzee et al.). An. coluzzii belongs to the Anopheles gambiae species complex, which consists of at least seven species.
Maureen Coetzee, Richard H. Hunt, Richard Wilkerson, Alessandra Della Torre, Mamadou B. Coulibaly & Nora J. Besansky. 2013. Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles amharicus, new members of the Anopheles gambiaecomplex. Zootaxa 3619 (3): 246--274.
The Ngousso colony was created in 2006 from the broods of
approximately 100 wild-caught pure An. coluzzii females in Cameroon
"A High-Quality De novo Genome Assembly from a Single Mosquito Using PacBio Sequencing
", Kingan et al, Genes 2019, 10, 62; doi:10.3390/genes10010062 ). The colony is partially inbred, and has been used extensively in experimental infection studies.
Taxonomy ID 1518534
Data source Pacific Biosciences
This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor: