Accession Number:

ADA512195

Title:

Formal Recognition of the Species of the Anopheles Maculatus Group (Diptera: Culicidae) Occurring in Thailand, Including the Descriptions of Two New Species and a Preliminary Key to Females

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL COMPONENT AFRIMS APO SAN FRANCISCO 96346

Report Date:

1986-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

The biological species currently known within the Anopheles maculatus group in Thailand are formally recognized. Descriptions are given for the adult and egg stages of maculatus Theobald, willmori James, pseudowillmori Theobald, dravidicus Christophers, sawadwongporni n. sp. and notanandai n. sp. The descriptions are based on an extensive study of progeny broods from wild-caught females that were identified from chromosomal rearrangements observed in their ovarian polytene chromosomes. Lectotypes are designated for maculatus, willmori and dravidicus. A preliminary key is provided for the identification of adult females.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE