Eretmapodites

Name-bearing Type

  • Theobald
  • 1901d:ii
  • Type Species: Eretmapodoties quinquevittatus (Burnetti 1914:60)

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Eretmapodites are found only in the Afrotropical Region.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Representative species shown here: Eretmapodites chrysogaster

Important References

  • Edwards, 1941 (adults)
  • Hopkins, 1952 (larvae)
  • Service, 1990 (adults and larvae)
  • Reinert et al., 2004, 2009 (phylogeny)

Included Taxa

For more on taxa, see WRBU's Mosquito Catalog

Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Abdomen laterally compressed

Mosquito generic character

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Abdominal terga black with silvery patches, sterna primarily golden yellow scaled


Mosquito generic character

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Interocular space and margins of eyes with broad appressed silvery scales

Mosquito generic character

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Proboscis long an slender, slightly downturned apically


Mosquito generic character

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Postspiracular setae (PS) present

Mosquito generic character

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Paratergite (Pa) very broad, without scales or setae


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Antenna (Ant) short and cylindrical

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Lateral setae of abdominal segments I-VI (setae 6-I-VI) often borne on distinct projections


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Comb scales in a patch

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Only 1 - 4 pecten teeth


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Ventral brush (VB) (seta 4-X) single or double plumose inserted on a small plate


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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