Chagasia

Name-bearing Type

  • Cruz
  • 1906:199
  • Type Species: Chagasia neivae Cruz, 1906 [subjective synonym of Chagasia fajardi (Lutz, 1904, in Bourroul, 1904)

Distribution

Chagasia includes four species that are restricted to South America and one (bathana) that extends from Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela through Central America into southern Mexico

SpeciesMap

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Culicidae » Anophelinae
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Representative species shown here: Chagasia bathana

Important References

  • Lane, 1953
  • Harbach & Howard, 2009 (review).

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.

Abdomen with setae but nearly devoid of scales

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Scutellum (Stm) slightly trilobed with setae in three groups


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Wing dark-scaled or or dark and pale scaled not forming distinct spots


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Setae 2,4,6-C with very long stems ending in multiple long branches

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Abdominal setae 1-III-V palmate with distinctive spatulate leaflets


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Spiracular median plate with a fringe of long spicules laterally

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Anterior median process of the anterior spiracular lobe quite elongate


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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