Hodgesia

Name-bearing Type

  • Theobald
  • 1904a:17
  • Type Species: Hodgesia sanguinae

Distribution

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Hodgesia, an Old World tropical genus, is comprised of four species found in Africa, two in the Oriental Region, three in the Australasian Region and two that are found in both the Oriental and Australasian Regions.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Culicidae » Culicinae » Hodgesiini
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Representative species shown here: Hodgesia bailyi

Important References

  • Barraud, 1934 (southern Asia)
  • Edwards, 1941 (adults, Afrotropical Region)
  • Hopkins, 1952 (larvae, Afrotropical Region)
  • Thurman, 1959 (Thailand)
  • Belkin, 1962 (taxonomy, South Pacific)
  • Lee et al., 1988b (Australasian Region)
  • Service, 1990 (Afrotropical Region)
  • Lu Baolin et al., 1997a (China)

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.

Head scales flat and broad, with patch of silvery scales toward the vertex

Mosquito generic character

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Pleural setae much reduced but with a patch of silvery scales


Mosquito generic character

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Acrostichal setae absent, dorsocentral setae prominent

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: Not yet available.

Scutum without markings except usually for broad silvery scales on the pronotal lobes


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Wing scales on the distal half long and notched at tips

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Anal vein (1A) ends level with base of mediocubital crossvein (mcu)


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Wing with distinct microtrichiae


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Antennal seta 1 (1-A) large, near apex of antenna

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Seta 1-S attached at base of siphon


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Siphon short

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Pecten well-developed


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Saddle complete


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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