Anopheles medialis Harbach, 2018

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Etymology: not stated [in the middle, intermediate, of or belonging to the middle (L)]

Type locality: Rio de Janeiro and Xerém, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Type depository: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (IOC?)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Deane, L.M. et al. 1946

Causey et al. 1946

Deane, M.P. et al. 1946

Sallum, et al. 2020

 

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles medialis DNA sequences

All Anopheles intermedius DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Harbach 2018c: 3 (new name for intermedium Chagas, not intermedia Rothwell 1907)

Davis 1926 (F*)

da Costa Lima 1929a: 281 (M*, F*, P*, L*, E*; taxonomy)

Causey et al. 1944: 5 (E*)

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

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

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

Floch & Abonnenc 1951: 39 (M*, F*, L*, E*)

Lane 1953: 216 (M*, F*, P, L, E*)

Belkin et al. 1971: 3 (taxonomy)

Forattini, Sallum, & Flores 1997 (E*; as intermedius)

Dusfour et al. 2012 (malaria incrimated; as intermedius)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. intermedium Chagas 

1908: 85 (F*; Cycloleppteron) In Perryasú 1908. Type locality: Rio de Janeiro and Xerém, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (IOC?). 

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

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.

Causey, O.R., Deane, L.M., & Deane, M.P. (1944). An illustrated key to the eggs of thirty species of Brazilian anophelines, with several new descriptions. American Journal of Hygiene, 39(1), 1–7.

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.

da Costa Lima, A. (1929a). Sobre alguns anophelineos encontrados no Brasil. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 12(Suppl.), 275–293.

Davis, N.C. (1926). Notes on the female hypopygia of anopheline mosquitoes, with special reference to some Brazilian species. American Journal of Hygiene, 6(March suppl.), 1–22.

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.

Dusfour, I., Issaly, J., Carinci, R., Gaborit, P., & Girod, R. (2012). Incrimination of Anopheles (Anopheles) intermedius Peryassú, An. (Nyssorhynchus) nuneztovari Gabaldón, An. (Nys.) oswaldoi Peryassú as natural vectors of Plasmodium falciparum in French Guiana. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 107(3), 429–432.

Floch, H., & Abonnenc, E. (1951). Anophèles de la Guyane Française. Archives de l’Institut Pasteur de la Guyane et du Territoire de l’Inini, 236, 1–91.

Forattini, O.P., Sallum, M.A.M., & Flores, D.C. (1997). Description of the egg of Anopheles (Anopheles) intermedius (Peryassú, 1908) (Diptera: Culicidae) by scanning electron microscopy. Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 39(1), 5–9.

Harbach, R.E. (2018c). Culicipedia: Species-group, genus-group and family-group names in Culicidae (Diptera). Wallingford, United Kingdom: CABI.

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

Sallum, M.A.M., Obando, R.G., Carrejo, N. et al. Identification key to the Anopheles mosquitoes of South America (Diptera: Culicidae). III. Male genitalia. Parasites Vectors 13542 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04300-1 

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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