Accession Number:

ADA512107

Title:

A Redescription of Aedes (Stegomyia) calceatus Edwards and Description of a New Afrotropical Species, Aedes (Stegomyia) ledgeri (Diptera: Culicidae)

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION WASHINGTON DC MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY PROJECT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The adult male and female of Aedes Stegomyia calceatus Edwards are redescribed and illustrated from Edwards holotype and the existing paratypes in the British Museum Natural History and the United States National Museum. A new species, Aedes Stegomyia ledgeri, is described and illustrated. Diagnostic characters for separating ledgers from closely allied species are given. The distributions based on examined specimens of ledgeri and calceatus are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE