Onirion

Name-bearing Type

  • Peyton and Harbach
  • 2000:118
  • Type Species: Dendromyia personata (Lutz)

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Onirion are Neotropical species.

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: Onirion personatum

Important References

  • Harbach & Peyton, 2000 (taxonomy)

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 above dark, laterally and ventrally with distinct white scaling in a well-demarcated line

Mosquito generic character

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Dark scaling sometimes with slight blue irridescence


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Silvery-white scales on lower part of head, antepronotum, postpronotum, thoracic pleura and coxae

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Head and abdominal scales broad and flat


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Mid- and Hindtarsi (Ta-II-III 1-5) with white scales present on at least one tarsomere of each tarsus


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Setae 4-P and 7-T with distinct aciculae on one side of branches

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Seta 11-T short with distinct sharp branches


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Pecten (Pt) scales filamentous, numerous along length of siphon


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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