Anopheles nimbus (Theobald, 1902)

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Etymology:  not stated [black cloud (L)?]

Type locality:  Cabacaburi, Pomeroon River, British Guiana [Guyana]

Type depository: Natural History Museum, London, England, United Kingdom (NHMUK)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

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

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

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

 

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

Anopheles nimbus COI:MK172917-19, HM022409

Anopheles nimbus whole mitochondrial genome: MF381659

All Anopheles nimbus DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Theobald 1902b: 182 (F*; as Stethomyia)

da Costa Lima 1929a: 293 (M*)

Cova García 1946: Fig. 1 (E*), 53 (L), 109 (F*), 133 (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)

Floch & Abonnenc 1951: 27 (M*, L*)

Romeo Viamonte & Castro 1951: 313 (F*)

Lane 1953: 150 (M*, F, P, L, E*)

Belkin 1968b: 10 (lectotype designation)

Calderón et al. 1995 (distribution; Peru)

Berti et al. 2015 (distribution; Venezuela)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. lineata Lutz

1905: 202 (M; Rhynchomyia). Type locality: Brazil (IOC?). Ref.: Belkin et al. 1971: 2 (taxonomy).

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Belkin, J.N. (1968b). Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae). IX. The type specimens of New World mosquitoes in European museums. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 3(4), 1–69.

Belkin, J.N. (1971a). Mosquito types in East Germany. Mosquito Systematics Newsletter, 3(2), 31.

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.

Calderón Falero, G. (1995). Clave para identificar especies de Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae, Anophelinae) del Peru (adultos hembras). Revista Peruana de entomología, 11(for 1994), 31–40.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

Lutz, A. (1905). Novas espécies de mosquitos do Brasil. Imprensa Médica (São Paulo), 3, 26–29, 65–69, 81–83, 101–104, 125–128, 169–172, 202–203, 269–271, 287, 290, 311–314, 347–350.

Romeo Viamonte, J.M., & Castro, M. (1951). Estudio de la morfología de la armadura faringea de algunos anofilinos. (Dipt. Culic.). Revista de sanidad e higiene pública, 25, 313–330.

Theobald, F.V. (1902b). The classification of the Anophelinae. Journal of Tropical Medicine, 5, 181–183.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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