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  • Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini
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  • Representative species shown here: Psorophora ferox
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Name-bearing Type

Distribution

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Species of Psorophora are found in the tropics and warmer temperate regions of North and South America in areas where flood-water pools occur.

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
  • Abdomen apex pointed
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Prespiracular setae (PsS) present
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Postspiracular setae (PS) present
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Mesopostnotum bare
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