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  • Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage

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Name-bearing Type

Classification

Distribution

Phylogeny

Characteristics

Bionomics

Medical

Important References

  • Lane, 1953 (Neotropical Region)
  • Forattini, 1965a (Neotropical Region)
  • Cova-García et al., 1966 (Venezuela)
  • Belkin et al., 1970 (Jamaica)
  • Darsie & Ward, 1981 (keys, North America)
  • Clark-Gil & Darsie, 1983 (Guatemala)
  • Darsie, 1985 (keys, Argentina)
  • Reinert et al., 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009 (phylogeny)

Included Taxa

  • Subgenus GRABHAMIA Theobald, 1903
    • cingulata (Fabricius, 1805)
    • columbiae (Dyar & Knab, 1906)
    • confinnis (Lynch Arribálzaga, 1891)
    • dimidiata Cerqueira, 1943
    • discolor (Coquillett, 1903)
    • infinis (Dyar & Knab, 1906)
    • insularia (Dyar & Knab, 1906)
    • jamaicensis Theobald, 1901
    • leucocnemis Martini, 1931
    • paulli Paterson & Shannon, 1927
    • pruinosa Martini, 1935
    • pygmaea (Theobald, 1903)
    • santamarinai Broche, 2000
    • signipennis (Coquillett, 1904)
    • varinervis Edwards, 1922
  • Subgenus JANTHINOSOMA Lynch Arribálzaga, 1891
    • albigenu (Peryassú, 1908)
    • albipes (Theobald, 1907)
    • amazonica Cerqueira, 1960
    • champerico (Dyar & Knab, 1906)
    • circumflava Cerqueira, 1943
    • cyanescens (Coquillett, 1902)
    • discrucians (Walker, 1856)
    • ferox (von Humboldt, 1819)
    • fiebrigi Edwards, 1922
    • forceps Cerqueira, 1939
    • horrida (Dyar & Knab, 1908)
    • johnstonii (Grabham, 1905)
    • lanei Shannon & Cerqueira, 1943
    • longipalpus Randolph & O'Neill, 1944
    • lutzii (Theobald, 1901)
    • mathesoni Belkin & Heinemann, 1975
    • melanota Cerqueira, 1943
    • mexicana (Bellardi, 1859)
    • pilosa Duret, 1971
    • pseudoalbipes Duret, 1971
    • pseudomelanota Barata & Cotrim, 1971
    • totonaci Lassmann, 1951
    • varipes (Coquillett, 1904)
  • Subgenus PSOROPHORA Robineau-Desvoidy, 1827
    • ciliata (Fabricius, 1794)
    • cilipes (Fabricius, 1805)
    • holmbergii Lynch Arribálzaga, 1891
    • howardii Coquillett, 1901
    • lineata (von Humboldt, 1819)
    • ochripes (Macquart, 1850)
    • pallescens Edwards, 1922
    • pilipes (Macquart, 1834)
    • saeva Kyar & Knab, 1906
    • stonei Vargas, 1956
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  • Nomina dubia
    • goeldii (Giles, 1904)
    • marmorata (Philippi, 1865)
    • perterrens (Walker,1856)
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