- 1903a:283 (F*; as Finlaya poicilia).
- Pulau Jerezak, Penang, Malaya (BM).
- India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand
- Immatures are commonly found in the axils of aroid-type plants, banana, and abaca plants. Females feed readily on humans, entering habitations if necessary, at all hours of the day and night (Knight and Laffoon 1946).
- Primary vector of filariasis in the Philippines (Suguri, Cabrera, et al. 1985).