Anopheles squamifemur Antunes, 1937

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Etymology: scale, femur (L); tuft on hind femur.

Type locality: Vegagrande, Restrepo, Meta, Colombia

Type depositoryInstituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (IOC)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Sallum, et al. 2020

 

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DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Panama, Peru, Seychelles, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Antunes 1937a: 69 (F*)

Flock & Abonnenc 1946d (distribution; French Guiana)

Deane et al. 1949: 497 (M*)

Lane 1953: 186 (M*, F*)

Boreham & Baerg 1974: 564 (M*, P*, L*, E*; taxonomy)

Vargas 1975: 77 (distribution)

Calderón et al. 1995 (distribution; Peru)

Linton et al. 2013 (molecular taxonomy, bionomics, distribution; Ecuador)

Berti et al. 2015 (distribution; Venezuela)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

None

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Antunes, P.C.A. (1937a). A new Anopheles and a new Goeldia from Colombia (Dip. Culic.). Bulletin of Entomological Research, 28(1), 69–73.

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.

Boreham, M.M., & Baerg, D.C. (1974). Description of the larva, pupa and egg of Anopheles (Lophopodomyia) squamifemur Antunes with notes on development. (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 11(5), 564–569.

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.

Deane, L.M., Deane, M.P., & Damasceno, R.G. (1949). Encontro e descrição do macho do Anopheles (Lophopodomyia) squamifemur Antunes, 1937 (Diptera, Culicidae). Revista Brasileira de biologia, 9(4), 497–504.

Floch, H., & Abonnenc, E. (1946d). Presence de Anopheles (Lophopodomyia) squamifemur Antunes 1937 en Guyane Franҫaise. Publications / Institut Pasteur de la Guyane et du Territoire de l’Inini, 139, 1–4.

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

Linton, Y.-M., Pecor, J.E., Porter, C.H., Mitchell, L.B., Garzón-Moreno, A., Foley, D H., . . . Wilkerson, R.C. (2013). Mosquitoes of eastern Amazonian Ecuador: Biodiversity, bionomics and barcodes. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 108(Suppl. 1), 100–109.

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 

Vargas, V.M. (1975). Clave para anofelinos adultos (hembras) de Costa Rica (Diptera, Culicidae). Brenesia, 6, 77–80.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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