Culex axillicola Steffan, 1979

AUSTRALASIAN REGION

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Etymology: from plant axils (taro) (L)

Type locality: Pukamil Hamlet, Minj, Western Highlands District, Papua New Guinea

Type depository: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, United States (BBM)

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Lee et al. 1989a

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

 adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

 

 larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Culex axillicola DNA sequences

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Papua New Guinea.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Steffan 1979: 133 (M*, F, P*, L*; as axillicolus)

Ward 1984b: 240 (emendment)

Lee et al. 1989a: 7 (F; key, taxonomy, bionomics, distribution, review)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

None

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Lee, D.J., Hicks, M.M., Debenham, M.L., Griffiths, M., Marks, E.N., Bryan, J.H., & Russell, R.C. (1989a). The Culicidae of the Australasian Region (Vol. 7). Commonwealth Department of Health, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Monograph Series, 2. Canberra: Australian Government.

Ward, R.A. (1984b). Second supplement to a catalog of the mosquitoes of the World (Diptera: Culicidae). Mosquito Systematics, 16(3), 227–270.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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