Heizmannia

Name-bearing Type

  • Ludlow
  • 1905a:130
  • Type Species: Heizmannia scintillans

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Species of Heizmannia are found primarily in the Oriental Region.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini
habitus image

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Representative species shown here: Heizmannia greenii

Important References

  • Barraud, 1934 (southern Asia)
  • Thurman, 1959 (Thailand)
  • Delfinado, 1966 (Philippines)
  • Mattingly, 1970 (revision)
  • Reinert, 1973c (taxonomy)
  • Tanaka et al., 1979 (Japan)
  • Lee et al., 1988b (Australasian Region)
  • Reinert et al., 2004, 2009 (classification, phylogeny)

Included Taxa

For more on taxa, see WRBU's Mosquito Catalog

Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Abdominal terga with distinct white or silver triangular basolateral markings

Mosquito generic character

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Erect head scales found low on occiput (Occ), occasionally absent


Mosquito generic character

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Vertex with dark broad appressed scales, patches of broad white or silver scales laterally and between eyes

Mosquito generic character

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Dark-legged species


Mosquito generic character

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Prespiracular setae (PsS) absent

Mosquito generic character

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Lower mesepimeron (MeSL) with setae


Mosquito generic character

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Postspiracular setae (PS) mostly absent

Mosquito generic character

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Upper meskatepisternal setae (MkSU) absent


Mosquito generic character

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Subspiracular area (Ssc), postspiracular area (PoSc), paratergite (PaSc), and laterotergite (Lt) eith scaling

Mosquito generic character

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Acrostichal (AcS) and dorsocentral (DS) setae absent


Mosquito generic character

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Scutum with broad scales

Mosquito generic character

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Alula (Al) dorsal edge with broad scales


Mosquito generic character

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Upper calypter (UC) with fringed with setae

Mosquito generic character

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Anal vein (1A) terminates beyond mediocubital crossvein (mcu)


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Maxilla (Mx) with a brush or a bundle of filaments

Mosquito generic character

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Comb with up to 20 scales or spines


Mosquito generic character

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Seta 1-S long, usually 1-3 branched, inserted at or beyond midpoint of siphon

Mosquito generic character

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Saddle (Sa) incomplete


Mosquito generic character

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Ventral brush (VB) (seta 4-X) with about four pairs of setae

Mosquito generic character

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Pecten (Pt) with up to 15 spines


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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