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Distribution

  • India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand
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Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

  • 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).

Medical Importance

  • Primary vector of filariasis in the Philippines (Suguri, Cabrera, et al. 1985).

Additional References

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini » Aedes » Finlaya

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