Johnbelkinia

Name-bearing Type

  • Zavortink
  • 1979:18
  • Type Species: Culex longipes Fabricius

Distribution

SpeciesMap

While found from southern Mexico to coastal Ecuador, eastern Bolivia and the central coastal area of Brazil, Johnbelkinia are absent from the West Indies except Trinidad and Tobago.

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: Johnbelkinia ulopus

Important References

  • Zavortink, 1979 (generic revision)

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.

Vertex and occiputal scales with bright silver or blue reflections

Mosquito generic character

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Proboscis (P) long and slender, 1.2 - 1.4 times longer than forefemur (Fe-I)


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Mid- and Hindtarsi (Ta-II-III1-5) partly pale-scaled

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Hindcoxa (C-III) dorsal margin more or less in line with base of mesepimeron (Mm)


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Meskatepisternal setae (MkSL) usually not found above lower margin of mesepimeron (Mm)

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: Not yet available.

Postpronotum (Ppn) one to two posterior setae


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Scutum with scales somewhat broad and flat, dull to moderately iridescent


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Maxilla modified for grasping

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Siphon (S) without pecten


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Multiple branched accessory setae midventrally on siphon (S)

Mosquito generic character

Illustration credit: Not yet available.

Comb scales in large patch


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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