Galindomyia

Name-bearing Type

  • Stone and Barreto
  • 1969:143
  • Type Species: Galindomyia leei

Classification

  • Subfamily Culicinae, tribe Culicini. Galindomyia is monobasic. It includes only Ga. leei.

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Galindomyia leei is found only in Colombia and Ecuador.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Culicidae » Culicinae » Culicini
habitus image

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Representative species shown here: Galindomyia leei

Important References

  • Stone & Barreto, 1969 (adult, Colombia)
  • Adames & Galindo, 1975 (larva, Colombia)

Included Taxa

  • leei Stone & Barreto, 1969
Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Eyes contiguous

Mosquito generic character

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Vertex with broad decumbant scales with a few erect head scales on occiput (Occ)


Mosquito generic character

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Antenna (Flml) longer than proboscis (P)

Mosquito generic character

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First and last antennal flagellomeres (Flm1,13) very long, about equal length


Mosquito generic character

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Pulvilli (Pv) present

Mosquito generic character

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Paratergite (Pa) bare


Mosquito generic character

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Pre- and postspiracular setae (PS) absent

Mosquito generic character

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Mesepimeron with a patch of upper setae and a single lower seta (MeSL)


Mosquito generic character

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Acrostichal setae (AcS) absent

Mosquito generic character

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Wing membrane with distinct microtrichiae


Mosquito generic character

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Anal vein (1A) ends beyond mediocubital crossvein (mcu)

Mosquito generic character

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Cell R2 distinctly longer than cell R2+3


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Occipital foramen circular, collar incompletely developed

Mosquito generic character

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Setae 2,3-C absent


Mosquito generic character

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Seta 1-VI mesad of 2-VI

Mosquito generic character

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Siphon (S) with three pairs of seta 1-S, two large and one small


Mosquito generic character

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Saddle (Sa) not well demarcated, with poorly sclerotized dorsal and ventral plates

Mosquito generic character

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Ventral brush (VB) (seta 4-X) made up of five pairs of setae on a grid


Mosquito generic character

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Pecten (Pt) extends to middle of siphon

Mosquito generic character

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Comb (C) scales in a triangular patch


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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