Mansonia (Mnd.) indiana

Author

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Larvae, found in open swamps and coastal rice fields, use specially modified siphons to pierce stems and roots of aquatic vegetation to obtain air. Females are crepuscular and bite man (Wharton 1962).

Medical Importance

Vector of W. malayi (Carter 1950).

Culicidae » Culicinae » Mansoniini » Mansonia » Mansonioides
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References

LARVA  PUPA

Adult Stage, detail images:

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