Trichoprosopon

Name-bearing Type

  • Theobald
  • 1901a:98 [pdf not available]
  • Type Species: Trichoprosopon nivipes

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Trichoprosopon species are found in Central and South America.

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: Trichoprosopon digitatum

Important References

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.

Laterotergite (Lt) with some sparse scales distally

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Proboscis (P) not long, about as long as forefemur (Fe I)


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Clypeus usually with lateral setae

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Long row of setae on the lower mesokatepisternum


Mosquito generic 
character
  • Mesopostnotal with setae present (MpnS)

  • Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Prespiracular setae (PsS) present


    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Prespiracular setae present

    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Postprocoxal (PSc) without scales


    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Lower edge of mesepimeron (Mm) above level of lower mesokatepisternal setae (MkSL)

    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Antepronota (Ap) well-separated, small


    Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Occipital foramen (OF) circular with a distinct collar

    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Hypostomal suture (HyS) complete


    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Maxilla (Mx) with a maxillary brush (MxB) and the cardo (Cd) fused with the base of the palpus

    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Seta 8-M absent


    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Siphon (S) without midventral filaments

    Mosquito generic character

    Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

    Pecten (Pt) absent


    Whole Larvae

    Not yet available


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