CENTCOM

ARTHROPOD IDENTIFICATION KEYS

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Aedes adult stage  MOSQUITO IDENTIFICATION KEYS

WORLDWIDE
Mosquito Genera

ADULT KEY Author: Potter, M. A. Identification key to the genera of adult mosquitoes for the world. Adapted from Harbach and Sandlant with the addition of Onirion and Verrallina.

LARVA KEY Author: Gaffigan, T. V. Identification key to the genera of mosquito larvae for the world. Adapted from Harbach and Sandlant with the addition of Onirion and Verrallina.

WESTERN PALEARCTIC REGION
Mosquito Genera, Western Palearctic (CENTCOM)

ADULT KEY Author: Potter, M. A. Identification key to the genera of adult mosquitoes in the CENTCOM Western Palearctic Region, adapted from Harbach and Sandlant.

LARVA KEY Author: Gaffigan, T. V. Identification key to the genera of larvae in the CENTCOM Western Palearctic Region, adapted from Harbach and Sandlant.

Aedes Mosquitoes, Western Palearctic (CENTCOM)

ADULT KEY Author: Huang, Y. M. Adult identification key to the genus Aedes in the CENTCOM Western Palearctic Region, with emphasis on medically important mosquitoes.

LARVA KEY Author: Huang, Y. M. Larval identification key to the genus Aedes in the CENTCOM Western Palearctic Region, with emphasis on medically important mosquitoes.

Anopheles Mosquitoes, Western Palearctic (CENTCOM)

ADULT KEY Author: Potter, M. A. Adult female identification key to the species of Anopheles mosquitoes in the CENTCOM regions of SW Asia and Egypt, adapted from Glick, with emphasis on medically important species.

Culex Mosquitoes, Subgenera and (Culex) Species, SW Asia (CENTCOM)

ADULT KEY Author: Wilkerson, R. C. Adult female identification key to the subgenera and species of Culex mosquitoes in the CENTCOM Western Palearctic Region, with emphasis on medically important mosquitoes.

LARVA KEY Author: Wilkerson, R. C. Larval identification key to the subgenera and species of Culex mosquitoes in the CENTCOM Western Palearctic Region, with emphasis on medically important mosquitoes.

sand flies feeding  SAND FLY IDENTIFICATION KEYS

Palearctic
Phlebotomine Sand Fly Genera, Adults, Old World (PACOM, CENTCOM, EUCOM, AFRICOM)

ADULT KEY Author: Rueda, L. M. Key to identification of male and female adult Phlebotomine sand fly genera of the Old World (PACOM, CENTCOM, EUCOM, AFRICOM).

Phlebotomine Sand Fly Subgenera, Adults, Southwest & Central Asia (PACOM, CENTCOM, EUCOM, AFRICOM)

ADULT KEY Author: Rueda, L. M. Key to identification of male and female adult Phlebotomus subgenera of Southwest & Central Asia (PACOM, CENTCOM, EUCOM, AFRICOM).

Phlebotomus Sand Flies (Larroussius) Species, Adults, Southwest & Central Asia (CENTCOM)

ADULT KEY Author: Rueda, L. M. Key to identification of male adult species of subgenus Larroussius of Phlebotomus, Southwest & Central Asia (CENTCOM), with emphasis on medically important species.

Phlebotomus Sand Flies (Paraphlebotomus) Species, Adults, Southwest & Central Asia (CENTCOM)

ADULT KEY Author: Rueda, L. M. Key to identification of male adult species of subgenus Paraphlebotomus of Phlebotomus, Southwest & Central Asia (CENTCOM), with emphasis on medically important species.

Phlebotomus Sand Flies (Phlebotomus) Species, Adults, Southwest & Central Asia (CENTCOM)

ADULT KEY Author: Rueda, L. M. Key to identification of male adult species of subgenus Phlebotomus of Phlebotomus, Southwest & Central Asia (CENTCOM), with emphasis on medically important species.

tick  TICK IDENTIFICATION KEYS

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CENTCOM COUNTRIES

To search for species by country, see WRBU's Mosquito Catalog. For more information on countries, see CIA World Factbook

  • AFGHANISTAN
  • BAHRAIN
  • EGYPT
  • IRAN
  • IRAQ
  • JORDAN
  • KAZAKHSTAN
  • KUWAIT
  • KYRGYZSTAN
  • LEBANON
  • OMAN
  • PAKISTAN
  • QATAR
  • SAUDI ARABIA
  • SYRIA
  • TAJIKSTAN
  • TURKMENISTAN
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
  • UZBEKISTAN
  • YEMEN

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