Anopheles vestitipennis Dyar & Knab, 1906

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Etymology: n.s. [clothed wing (L)].

Type locality: Cacao Trece Aguas, Alta Vera Paz, Guatemala

Type depository: U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C., United States (USNM)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Sallum, et al. 2020

 

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

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Exemplar DNA sequences

None

Associated Pathogens

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Dyar & Knab 1906a: 136 (A)

Gerry 1932: 37 (F*)

Vargas 1941d: 110 (E*)

Pratt 1943: 1717 (L*)

Stone, in Russell et al. 1943: 34 (lectotype designation)

Pelaez 1945: 74 (F*; key)

Lane 1953: 172 (M*, F*, P*, L*)

Stone & Knight 1956b: 280 (type information)

Dodge 1966: 364 (first instar L*; key)

Belkin et al. 1970: 31 (M*, F*, P*, L*)

Rejmánková et al. 1998 (bionomics)

Ulloa et al. 2005 (taxonomy, bionomics)

Beltrán-Aguilar et al. 2011: 702 (M*, F*, P*, L*; taxonomy, keys, distribution)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

None

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Belkin, J.N., Heinemann, S.J., & Page, W.A. (1970). The Culicidae of Jamaica (Mosquito studies. XXI. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 6(1), 458.

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.

Dodge, H.R. (1966). Studies on mosquito larvae. II. The first-stage larvae of North American Culicidae and of world Anophelinae. The Canadian Entomologist, 98(4), 337–393.

Dyar, H.G., & Knab, F. (1906a). Diagnoses of new species of mosquitoes. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 19, 133–142.

Gerry, B.I. (1932). Morphological studies of the female genitalia of Cuban mosquitoes. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 25, 31–75.

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

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.

Pratt, H.D. (1943). The identification of first stage larvae of Puerto Rican Anopheles. Public Health Reports, 58, 1715–1717.

Rejmánková, E., Pope, K.O., Roberts, D.R., Lege, M.G., Andre, R., Greico, J., & Alonzo, Y. (1998). Characterization and detection of Anopheles vestitipennis and Anopheles punctimacula (Diptera: Culicidae) larval habitats in Belize with field survey and SPOT satellite imagery. Journal of Vector Ecology, 23(1), 74–88.

Russell, P.F., Rozeboom, L.E., & Stone, A. (1943). Keys to the anopheline mosquitoes of the world with notes on their identification, distribution, biology, and relation to malaria. Philadelphia, PA: American Entomological Society, Academy of Natural Sciences.

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 

Stone, A., & Knight, K.L. (1956b). Type specimens of mosquitoes in the United States National Museum. III. The genera Anopheles and Chagasia (Diptera, Culicidae). Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 46(9), 276–280.

Ulloa, A., Rodriguez, M.H., Arredondo-Jimenez, J.I., & Fernandez-Salas, I. (2005). Biological variation in two Anopheles vestitipennis populations with different feeding preferences in southern Mexico. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 21(4), 350–354.

Vargas, L. (1941d). Nota sobre los huevecillos de Anopheles mexicanos. Gaceta medica de Mexico, 71, 107–123.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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