Isostomyia

Name-bearing Type

  • Coquillett
  • 1906c:16,24
  • Type Species: Culex perturbans Williston

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Isostomyia are only found in the Neotropical Region.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Culicidae » Culicinae » Sabethini
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Representative species shown here: Isostomyia espini

Important References

  • Lane, 1953 (see next reference for included species)
  • Zavortink, 1979 (as subgenus of Runchomyia)
  • Harbach & Peyton, 1993 (generic status)

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.

Dorsal head scales with muted green to blue reflective colors

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Forefemur (Fe-I) shorter than proboscis (P)


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Tarsi (Ta-I-III1-5) dark

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Posterior postpronotal (Ppn) setae absent


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Dorsal margin of hindcoxa (C-III) approximately even with base of mesepimeron (Mm)

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Scutum with broad, flat scales


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Maxillary brush (MxB) elements coallesced into a claw

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Seta 3-X branched


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Seta 6-S strongly developed, recurved at tip

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Pecten (Pt) hair-like


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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