Limatus

Name-bearing Type

  • Theobald
  • 1901a:349 [pdf not available]
  • Type Species: Limatus durhamii

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Limatus are Neotropical, occurring in Central America, eastern South America and the West Indies.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Culicidae » Culicinae » Sabethini
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Representative species shown here: Limatus durhamii

Important References

  • Lane, 1953; Forattini, 1965b
  • Cova-García et al., 1966 (Venezuela)
  • Belkin et al., 1970 (Jamaica)

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.

Hindleg claw (U-III) single

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Prespiracular area with scales (PsSc) but setae


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Scutum (Scu) covered with remarkable gold, blue, and violet scales


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Maxilla (Mx) without an apical tooth

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Occipital foramen (OF) with short and broad caudolateral slits


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Setae 1-C closely approximated


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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