Aedeomyia

Name-bearing Type

  • Theobald
  • 1901b:235
  • Type Species: Aedes squamipenna (Lynch Arribálzaga)

Distribution

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Three Aedeomyia are Afrotropical, one is Australasian, one is Neotropical and one occurs in both the Oriental and Australasian Regions.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedeomyiini
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Representative species shown here: Aedeomyia squamipennis

Important References

  • Lane, 1953 (Neotropical Region)
  • Belkin, 1962 (taxonomy, South Pacific)
  • Tyson, 1970a (revision)
  • Lee et al., 1982 (Australasian Region)
  • Service, 1990 (Afrotropical Region)

Included Taxa

For more on taxa, see WRBU's Mosquito Catalog

Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Apical two flagellomeres of males (Flm12-13) elongate

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Broad scales on pedicel, flagellomere 1 and clypeus


Mosquito generic character

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Mid- and hindfemora (Fe-II,III) with large apical scale tufts

Mosquito generic character

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First hindtarsomere (Ta-III1) longer than hindtarsomeres 2-5 (Ta-III2-5) combined


Mosquito generic character

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Prespiracular setae (PsS) and postspiracular setae (PS) absent

Mosquito generic character

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Lower mesepimeral setae (MeSL) present


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Wing with dense covering of broad white, yellow and brown scales


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Antennae large, strongly curved, longer than the head

Mosquito generic character

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Lateral thoracic setae (9-10-P,M,T) very long


Mosquito generic character

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Siphon (S) uniformly pubescent

Mosquito generic character

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Pair of curved hooks and a pair of many branched setae at apex of siphon


Mosquito generic character

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Pecten (Pt) absent

Mosquito generic character

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Comb scales in a single row on a small sclerotized plate


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Siphonal trachea reduced


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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