Anopheles costai da Fonseca & da Silva Ramos, 1940

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Etymology: Arthur Costa Filho

Type locality: São Vicente, São Paulo, Brazil

Type depository: Faculdade de Higiene e Saude Publica de Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, S.P., Brazil [Now Faculdade de Saude Publica] (FH)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

None

 

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

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WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Larva

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles costai DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

da Fonseca & da Silva Ramos 1940 (1939)a: 385 (M*)

Bonne 1923c (M*; as mediopunctatus)

Lane 1953: 221 (synonymy)

Belkin et al. 1971: 3 (taxonomy)

Sallum et al. 1999: 288 (from synonymy)

Sallum & Flores 2004 (E*)

Bourke et al. 2018 (molecular taxonomy; as s.l.)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. bonnei da Fonseca & da Silva Ramos

1940a (1939): 386 (F). Type locality: Suriname (NE). References: Belkin et al. 1965: 61 (type information); Sallum et al. 1999: 282 (syn.; transfer from mediopunctatus; emendment from bonnei to bonneorum; according to International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature Art. 32.5, the original bonnei is correct).

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

da Fonseca, F., & da Silva Ramos, A. (1940a). Novo subgenero e novas especies de anofelinas neotropicas (Diptera. Culicidae). Memórias do Instituto Butantan, 13(for 1939), 383–387.

Belkin, J.N., Schick, R.X., & Heinemann, S.J. (1965a). Mosquito studies (Diptera: Culicidae). V. Mosquitoes originally described from Middle America. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 1(5), 1–95.

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.

Bonne, C. (1923c). The male hypopygium of Anopheles mediopunctatus Theobald. Tijdschrift voor entomologie, 66, 115–117.

Bourke, B.P., Conn, J.E., de Oliveira, T.M.P., Chaves, L.S.M., Bergo, E.S., Laporta, G.Z., & Sallum, M.A.M. (2018). Exploring malaria vector diversity on the Amazon Frontier. Malaria Journal, 17, 342.

Lane, J. (1953). Neotropical Culicidae (Vols. I–II). São Paulo, Brazil: University of São Paulo.

Sallum, M.A.M., Wilkerson, R.C., & Forattini, O.P. (1999). Taxonomic study of species formerly identified as Anopheles mediopunctatus and resurrection of An. costai (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 36(3), 282–300.

Sallum, M.A.M., & Flores, D.C. (2004). Ultrastructure of the eggs of two species of Anopheles (Anopheles) Meigen (Diptera: Culicidae). Revista Brasileira de entomología, 48(2), 185–192.

 

 

CITE THIS PAGE

Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit (Year). Anopheles costai species page. Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit Website, http://wrbu.si.edu/vectorspecies/mosquitoes/costai, accessed on [date (e.g. 03 February 2020) when you last viewed the site].