Shannoniana

Name-bearing Type

  • Lane and Cerqueira
  • 1942:502 [pdf not available]
  • Type Species: Goeldia fluviatilis (Theobald)

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Shannoniana are found in South and Central America.

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: Shannoniana (species unknown)

Important References

  • Lane, 1953 (see next reference for included species)
  • Zavortink, 1979 (genus as currently defined)
  • Clark-Gil & Darsie, 1983 (Guatemala).

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.

Abdominal segment I with laterotergite (Lt) densely scaled

Mosquito generic character

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Forefemur (Fe I) about as long as proposcis (P)


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Female palpus about a third or more length of proboscis

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Hindtibia (Ti-III) with a broad median pale band


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Scales present on Postprocoxa (PSc)

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Lower meskatepisternal setae (MkSL) extend dorsad to above level of edge of mesepimeron (Mm)


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: Not yet available.

Scutellum without silvery scales


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Occipital foramen (OF) circular with a distinct collar

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Maxilla modified for grasping with the Maxillary brush (MxB) forming a claw


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Maxilla strongly articulated with head ventrad of palpus

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Accessory midventral setae of siphon (S) absent


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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