Culex restrictor Dyar & Knab, 1906

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Etymology: not stated [restrict, tie up (L)]

Type locality: Almoloya, Oaxaca, Mexico

Type depository: U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C., United States (USNM

TAXONOMIC KEYS

Berlin & Belkin 1980

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

adult mosquito key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

 

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WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Culex restrictor DNA sequences

 

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Dyar & Knab 1906d: 222 (L*)

Dyar 1928: 348 (M*, F, L*)

Lane 1953: 527 (M*, F, P*, L)

Stone & Knight 1957a: 55 (type information)

Berlin & Belkin 1980: 26 (M*, F*, P*, L*; keys, tax., bionomics, distribution; from subgenus Microculex)

Pecor et al. 2002: 242 (taxonomy, distribution; Belize)

Mendenhall et. al. 2011: 148 (distribution;  Colombia)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. consternator Dyar & Knab         

1908: 59 (M, F). Type locality: Córdoba, [Veracruz], Mexico (USNM). References: Howard et al. 1915: 333 (synonymy); Stone & Knight 1957a: 46 (lectotype designation); Belkin, Schick, & Heinemann 1965: 38 (type locality information)

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Belkin, J.N., Schick, R.X., & Heinemann, S.J. (1965a). Mosquito studies (Diptera: Culicidae). V. Mosquitoes originally described from Middle America. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 1(5), 1–95.

Berlin, O.G.W., & Belkin, J.N. (1980). Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae). 36. Subgenera Aedinus, Tinolestes and Anoedioporpa of Culex. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 17(2), 1–104.

Dyar, H.G. (1928). The mosquitoes of the Americas. Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution for Science.

Dyar, H.G., & Knab, F. (1906d). The larvae of Culicidae classified as independent organisms. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 14(4), 169–230.

Dyar, H.G., & Knab, F. (1908). Descriptions of some new mosquitoes from tropical America. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 35(1632), 53–70.

Howard, L.O., Dyar, H.G., & Knab, F. (1915). The mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies: Vol. 3. Systematic description (in two parts). Part I. Públication No. 159. Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution for Science.

Lane, J. (1953). Neotropical Culicidae (Vols. I–II). São Paulo, Brazil: University of São Paulo.

Mendenhall, I.H., Giraldo-Calderon, G.I., Ocampo, C.D., Wesson, D.M., & Pecor, J.E. (2011). First record of Culex (Anoedioporpa) restrictor from Colombia. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 27(2), 148.

Pecor, J.E., Harbach, R.E., Peyton, EL, Roberts, D.R., Rejmánková, E., Manguin, S., & Palanko, J. (2002). Mosquito studies in Belize, Central America: Records, taxonomic notes and a checklist of species. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 18(4), 241–276.

Stone, A., & Knight, K.L. (1957a). Type specimens of mosquitoes in the United States National Museum. IV. The genus Culex (Diptera, Culicidae). Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 47(2), 42–59.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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