The Subgenus Stegomyia of Aedes in the Afrotropical Region. 1. The Africanus Group of Species (Diptera: Culicidae) (Contributions of the American Entomological Institute. Volume 26, Number 1, 1990)
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The africanus group of the subgenus Stegomyia Theobald, genus Aedes Meigen, is characterized and diagnosed. Keys to the identification of species are provided. Information on the present status of the africanus group of species is summarized. Aedes Stegomyia maxgermaini, a new species, from Cameroon, is recognized. Aedes Stegomyia pseudoafricanus Chwatt is reported from the Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone for the first time. Lectotypes are designated for Aedes Stegomyia africanus Theobald and Aedes Stegomyia luteocephalus Newstead.