Kimia

Name-bearing Type

  • Van Duc Hong and Harbach
  • 2007:103
  • Type Species: Topomyia decorabilis (Leicester)

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Kimia occurs in eastern areas of the Oriental Region.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Culicidae » Culicinae » Tribe
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Representative species shown here: Kimia species

Important References

  • Harbach et al., 2007

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 dark-scaled dorsally

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: Not yet available.

Sternum IX without setae and scales


Mosquito generic character

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Distinctive ornamentation of flat broad silvery scales on head, pleura, scutellum, coxae, abdomen

Mosquito generic character

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Silvery white scales on: head vertex, posterior antepronotum


Mosquito generic character

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Scutellum lobes with broad dark scales

Mosquito generic character

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Silvery flat broad scales on midline of scutum in two rows


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Upper calypter lacking setae or slender scales


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Illustration credit: T. Litwak, USDA.

Maxillary apical tooth stout

Mosquito generic character

Illustration credit: T. Litwak, USDA.

Maxillary brush modified into an articulated rigid bundle


Mosquito generic character

Illustration credit: T. Litwak, USDA.

Comb plate absent, scales in a single irregular row

Mosquito generic character

Illustration credit: T. Litwak, USDA.

Dorsal and ventral double rows of setae along entire length of siphon


Mosquito generic character

Illustration credit: T. Litwak, USDA.

Setae 4-X multibranched, single

Mosquito generic character

Illustration credit: T. Litwak, USDA.

Siphon without pecten


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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