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  • Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini
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  • Representative species shown here: Armigeres (Arm.) subalbatus
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Name-bearing Type

Distribution

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Species of subgenus Armigeres occur in both the Oriental and Australasian Regions while species of subgenus Leicesteria are only found in the Oriental Region.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Important References

Included Taxa

 

Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage

  • Mosquito generic character
  • Eyes separated ventrally by two long rows of scales
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Proboscis (P) laterally compressed and slightly down-turned at tip
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Head scales primarily broad and flat dorsally
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Male palpus about as long as proboscis, three segmented with the last two nearly bare, long, slender and upturned
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • A small mesomeron with base (Msm) approximately even with base of hindcoxa (C-III)
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Postspiracular setae (PS) present or absent, scales present
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Prespiracular setae absent
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Acrostichal and dorsocentral setae absent
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Wing alula (Al) and upper calypter (UC) with marginal hair-like scales
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