Malaya

Name-bearing Type

  • Leicester
  • 1908:258 [pdf not available]
  • Type Species: Malaya genurostris

Distribution

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Species of Malaya occur in central Africa, through most of the Oriental Region, China and the Ryukyu Archipelago, as well as Australia, New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.

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: Malaya jacobsoni

Important References

  • Barraud, 1934 (as genus Harpagomyia, southern Asia)
  • Thurman, 1959 (Thailand)
  • Belkin, 1962 (taxonomy, South Pacific)
  • Tanaka et al., 1979 (Japan)
  • Lee et al., 1988b (Australasian Region)
  • Service, 1990 (Afrotropical Region)

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.

Proboscis (P) with many outstanding hairs, up-turned and apically swollen

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Scutum (Scu) usually with median longitudinal white or silver stripe


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Anal vein (1A) turns ends at level with base of mediocubital crossvein (mcu)

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Squamae bare, alula fringed


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Maxillary palpus (MPlp) fused with maxilla (MxBo)

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Occipital foramen (OF) slit-like


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Seta 13-P absent

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Comb scales (C) fringed, in an irregular patch


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Ventral brush (VB) seta 4-X single

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: Not yet available.

Seta 1-X, saddle hair, single, long


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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