Zeugnomyia

Name-bearing Type

  • Leicester
  • 1908:231 [pdf not available]
  • Type Species: Zeugnomyia gracilis

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Zeugnomyia occurs primarily in the Philippines, and the eastern Oriental Region.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available

Medical Importance

Not yet available

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Representative species shown here: Zeugnomyia lawtoni

Important References

  • Baisas & Feliciano, 1953 (Philippines)
  • Delfinado, 1966 (Philippines)
  • Reinert et al., 2004, 2009)
  • Rattanarithikul et al., 2010 (Thailand, keys, bionomics)

Included Taxa

For more on taxa, see WRBU's Mosquito Catalog

Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Patches of flat silver scales on head, scutum and abdomen

Mosquito generic character

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Pleuron with a vertical stripe of silver scales


Mosquito generic character

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Prespiracular setae (PsS) absent

Mosquito generic character

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Postspiracular setae (PS) absent


Mosquito generic character

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Lower mesepimeral setae (MeSL) present

Mosquito generic character

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Scutum, dorsocentral setae (DS) absent


Mosquito generic character

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Cell R2 distinctly shorter than vein R2+3

Mosquito generic character

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Alula (Al) bare


Mosquito generic character

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Upper calypter (UC) fringed with setae

Mosquito generic character

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Anal vein (1A) ending slightly beyond level of mediocubital crossvein (mcu)


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

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Seta 7-C slender, 1-2 branched

Mosquito generic character

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Hypostomal suture (HyS) reaches posterior tentorial pit


Mosquito generic character

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Single row of comb scales

Mosquito generic character

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Saddle (Sa) incomplete, large spines on posterior margin


Mosquito generic character

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Pecten (Pt) present


Whole Larvae

Not yet available


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