Runchomyia

Name-bearing Type

  • Theobald
  • 1903a:319
  • Type Species: Runchomyia frontosa

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Runchomyia are found in the Neotropical region.

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: Runchomyia magna

Important References

  • Lane, 1953 (see next reference for included species)
  • Zavortink, 1979 (genus as currently defined)
  • Clark-Gil & Darsie, 1983 (Guatemala)
  • Darsie, 1985 (keys, Argentina)

Included Taxa

Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Proboscis (P) 1.2-1.4 longer than forefemur (Fe I)

Mosquito generic character

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Head scales bright blue and silver dorsally


Mosquito generic character

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All tarsi dark

Mosquito generic character

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Lower edge of mesepimeron above lower mesokatepisternal setae


Mosquito generic character

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Postpronotum (Ppn) with at least one seta

Mosquito generic character

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Scales of scutum narrow and curved


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Maxillary brush (MxB) modified to form a bundle

Mosquito generic character

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Occipital foramen (OF) slit-like


Mosquito generic character

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Pecten (Pt) filamentous

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Seta 3-X single


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Seta 6-S small, not hooked at tip


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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