Tripteroides

Name-bearing Type

  • Giles
  • 1904a:369
  • Type Species: Runchomyia philippinensis

Distribution

SpeciesMap

The range of Tripteroides, found in the Oriental and Australasian Regions, extends from India and Sri Lanka to Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Fiji in the South Pacific and south to Tasmania.

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: Tripteroides aranoides

Important References

  • Barraud, 1934 (southern Asia)
  • Thurman, 1959 (Thailand)
  • Belkin, 1962 (taxonomy, South Pacific)
  • Tanaka et al., 1979 (Japan)
  • Mattingly, 1981 (subgenera Rachionotomyia and Tricholeptomyia, Oriental Region)
  • Lee et al., 1989c (Australasian Region).

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 only on occiput (Occ)

Mosquito generic character

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Prespiracular setae (PsS) present


Mosquito generic character

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Acrostichal setae (AcS) absent

Mosquito generic character

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Anal vein (1A) ends beyond level mediocubital crossvein (mcu)


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Upper calypter (UC) with marginal setae


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Seta 3-C ventral

Mosquito generic character

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Occipital foramen (OF) circular, with a distinct collar


Mosquito generic character

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Seta 13-P present

Mosquito generic character

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


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Comb scales (C) in a single row


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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