Anopheles argyritarsis Robineau-Desvoidy, 1827

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Etymology: silvery tarsi (Gr).

Type locality: Rio de Janeiro, Guanabara, Brazil.

Type depository: Non-existent (NE); originally in Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (MNHP).

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Pelaez 1945: 74

Deane, L.M. et al. 1946

Causey et al. 1946

Deane, M.P. et al. 1946

Senevet 1948d: 437 (P)

Beltrán-Aguilar et al. 2011: 734

 

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DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Robineau-Desvoidy 1827: 411 (F)

Pinto 1939: 363 (M*, F*, P, L*, E*)

Coutinho & Verano 1942 (L; clypeal setae)

Komp 1942: 62 (F*), 109 (L*), 149 (M*)

Floch & Abonnenc 1945a (M*, F*, L*; distribution; Guadeloupe)

Pelaez 1945: 74 (F*; key)

Cova-García 1946: Fig. 1 (E*), 28 (L*), 81 (F*), 115 (M*)

Deane, L.M. et al. 1946 (F*; key, bionomics; NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Causey et al. 1946 (M*; key; NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Deane, M.P. et al. 1946 (L*; key, bionomics; NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Senevet 1948d: 437 (P)

Belkin 1968b: 9 (taxonomy)

Belkin et al. 1971: 5 (taxonomy, type locality information)

Kreutzer et al. 1975 (chromosomes*)

Linthicum 1988: 139 (M*, F*, P*, L*)

Calderón et al. 1995 (distribution; Peru)

Beltrán-Aguilar et al. 2011: 734 (M*, F*, P*, L*; taxonomy, keys, distribution)

Berti et al. 2015 (distribution; Venezuela)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. rooti Brèthes

1926b: 106 (M; Cellia). Type locality: Tucuman, Argentina (BA).  References: Edwards 1932a: 44 (synonymy).

 

CITED REFERENCES

Belkin, J.N., Schick, R.X., & Heinemann, S.J. (1971). Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae). XXV. Mosquitoes originally described from Brazil. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 7(5), 1–64.

Beltrán-Aguilar, A., Ibáñez-Bernal, S., Mendoza-Palmero, F., Sandoval-Ruiz, C.A., & Hernández-Xoliot, R.A. (2011). Taxonomy and distribution of the anopheline mosquitoes in the state of Veracruz, Mexico (Diptera: Culicidae, Anophelinae). Acta zoologica Mexicana (n.s.), 27(3), 601–755.

Berti, J., Guzmán, H., Estrada, Y., & Ramírez, R. (2015). New records of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) from Bolívar State in South Eastern Venezuela, with 27 new species for the state and 5 of them new in the country. Frontiers in Public Health, 2, 10.

Brèthes, J. (1926b). Description provisoire de deux espèces nouvelles d’Anophelinae argentins. Prensa médica Argentina, 13(3), 106–107.

Calderón Falero, G., Fernández, R., & Valle, J. (1995). Especiés de la fauna anofelina, su distribución y algunas consideraciones sobre su abundancia e infectividad en el Perú. Revista Peruana de epidmiología, 8(1), 5–23.

Causey, O.R., Deane, L.M., & Deane, M.P. (1946). II. An illustrated key by male genitalic characteristics for the identification of thirty-four species of Anophelini from the northeast and Amazon regions of Brazil, with a note on dissection technique. American Journal of Hygiene Monograph Series, 18, 21–31.

Coutinho, J.O., & Verano, O.T. (1942). Estudo sôbre as cerdas clipeais das larvas de Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) oswaldoi (Peryassú, 1922) e Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) argyritarsis R. Desvoidy, 1827, da Baixada Fluminense (Diptera, Culicidae). Revista Brasileira de biologia, 2(3), 353–360.

Cova García, P. (1946). Notas sôbre los anofelinos de Venezuela y su identificacion. (CSP12/C1). Editorial Grafolit.

Deane, L.M., Causey, O.R., & Deane, M.P. (1946). I. An illustrated key by adult female characteristics for the identification of thirty-five species of Anophelini, with notes on the malaria vectors (Diptera, Culicidae). In Studies on Brazilian anophelines from the northeast and Amazon regions (pp. 1–18). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Deane, M.P., Causey, O.R., & Deane, L.M. (1946). III. An illustrated key by larval characteristics for the identification of thirty-two species of Anophelini, with descriptions of two larvae. In Studies on Brazilian anophelines from the northeast and Amazon regions (pp. 33–50). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Edwards, F.W. (1932a). Diptera family Culicidae. In P. Wytsman (Ed.), Genera insectorum (194th Fascicule, pp. 1–258). Brussels, Belgium: Desmet-Verteneuil.

Floch, H., & Abonnenc, E. (1945a). Les moustiques de la Guadeloupe. II. Genre Anopheles. Publications / Institut Pasteur de la Guyane Française et du Territoire de l’Inini, 108, 1–16.

Komp, W.H.W. (1942). The anopheline mosquitoes of the Caribbean Region. National Institute of Health Bulletin, 179. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

Kreutzer, R.D., Kitzmiller, J.B., & Rabbani, M.G. (1975). The salivary gland chromosomes of Anopheles argyritarsis compared with those of certain other species in the subgenus Nyssorhynchus. Mosquito News, 35(3), 354–365.

Linthicum, K.J. (1988). A revision of the Argyritarsis Section of the subgenus Nyssorhynchus of Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae). Mosquito Systematics, 20(2), 98–271.

Pelaez, D. (1945). Anofelinos de México. Clave para la determinación de especies y subespecies basada en los caracteres de las hembras adultas. Ciencia, 6, 69–77.

Pinto, C. (1939). Disseminacão da malaria pela aviacão; biologia do Anopheles gambiae e outros anofelineos do Brasil. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 34(3), 293–430.

Robineau-Desvoidy, A.J.B. (1827). Essai sur la tribu des culicides. Société d’histoire naturelle, 3, 390–413.

Senevet, G. (1948d). Au sujet de quelques nymphes de Nyssoryhnchus. Archives de l’Institut Pasteur d’Algérie, 26(4), 433–440.

 

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