Maorigoeldia

Name-bearing Type

  • Edwards
  • 1930a:302
  • Type Species: Culex argyropus (Walker)

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Maorigoeldia argyropus is found in New Zealand.

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: Maorigoeldia argyropus

Important References

  • Belkin, 1962 (taxonomy, New Zealand)
  • Belkin, 1968 (New Zealand)
  • Lee et al., 1988c (New Zealand)

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.

Erect head scales restricted to occiput (Occ)

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Prespiracular setae (PsS) present


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Scutum with strong acrostichal (AcS), dorsocentral, prescutellar and supralar setae

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: Not yet available.

Scutum (Scu) with pale bluish and silver scales


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Wing upper calypter (UC) with marginal setae

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Wing anal vein (1A) ends beyond base of mediocubital crossvein (mcu)


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Seta 3-C ventral

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Occipital foramen (OF) circular with distinct collar


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Seta 13-P present

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Comb scales (C) in a large patch of at least 100 scales


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Ventral brush (VB) seta 4-X with a single pair of setae


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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