Accession Number:

ADA510541

Title:

Description of the Hitherto Unknown Adult and Pupa of Culex (Melanoconion) Simulator Dyar and Knab, and Redescription of its Larva (Diptera: Culicidae)

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1980-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The hitherto unknown adult and pupa of Culex Melanoconion simulator Dyar and Knab 1906 from near the type-locality in Trinidad are described, and an additional description of the larva is given. The male genitalia, female cibarial armature, and chaetotaxy of the pupa and larva are figured. A new record of this species from Panama is noted. Characters are given to separate simulator from the closely related jubifer Komp and Brown 1935.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE