This species is semi-domestic with an extremely wide range of breeding
places that includes tree holes, coconut shells and husks, various types
of artificial containers, leaf axils, crab holes, banana stumps, cacao
pods and canoes. Females are primarily diurnal with biting peaks in the
late afternoon and early morning (Belkin 1962).
Important vector of nonperiodic W. bancrofti wherever it is
found (Belkin 1962).