Anopheles homunculus Komp, 1937

NEOTROPICAL REGION

Family
Subfamily
Genus
Subgenus

 

Etymology: little man, mannekin (L); mannekin-like appearance of the aedeagus.

Type locality: Restrepo [Meta], Colombia

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

TAXONOMIC KEYS

None

 

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

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WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

 larval key icon

WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Larva

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela.

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Komp 1937b: 509 (M*, F, L)

Anduze 1942b: 435 (F*)

Anduze 1942d (E*)

Cova García 1946: Fig. 1 (E*), 60 (L), 106 (F*), 130 (M*);

Pittendrigh 1950 a, 1950b (bionomics)

Lima 1952: 401 (L*)

Lane 1953: 287 (M*, F, L, E*)

Stone & Knight 1956b: 278 (type information, lectotype designation)

Zavortink 1973: 20 (M*, F*, P*, L*; distribution)

Calado et al. 2005 (molecular taxonomy)

Cardoso et al. 2012 (bionomics, distribution)

Sallum et al. 2009 (M*, P*, L*; molecular taxonomy).

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. anoplus Komp

1937b: 514 (M*, L). Type locality: Restrepo [Meta], Colombia (USNM). References: Lane 1953: 287 (synonymy).

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Anduze, P.J. (1942b). Sobre la morfología de la armadura bucofaríngea de algunos representantes Venezolanos del subgénero Kerteszia (Diptera: Culicidae). Revista Venezolana de sanidad y asistencia social, 6, 435–436.

Anduze, P.J. (1942d). Sobre la fauna culicidiana de Venezuela. Descripción del huevo del Anopheles (Kerteszia) homunculus Komp. (Diptera: Culicidae). Revista de sanidad y asistencia social, 7(3), 433–434.

Calado, D.C., & Navarro-Silva, M.A. (2005). Identification of Anopheles (Kerteszia) cruzii Dyar & Knab and Anopheles (Kerteszia) homunculus Komp (Diptera, Culicidae, Anophelinae) by molecular markers (RAPD and RFLP). Revista Brasileira de zoologia, 22(4), 1127–1133.

Cardoso, J.D.C., Bergo, E.S., Oliveira, T.M.P., Sant’Ana, D.C., Motoki, M.T., & Sallum, M.A.M. (2012). New records of Anopheles homunculus in Central and Serra Do Mar biodiversity corridors of the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 28(1), 1–5.

Cova García, P. (1946). Notas sôbre los anofelinos de Venezuela y su identificacion. (CSP12/C1). Editorial Grafolit.

Komp, W.H.W. (1937b). The species of the subgenus Kerteszia of Anopheles (Diptera, Culicidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 30(3), 492–529.

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

Lima, M.M. (1952). Do diagnóstico diferencial entre o Anopheles (Kerteszia) cruzii e o Anopheles (Kerteszia) homunculus na fase larvária. Revista Brasileira de malariologia e doenças tropicais (Rio de Janeiro), 4, 401–411.

Pittendrigh, C.S. (1950a). The ecoclimatic divergence of Anopheles bellator and A. homunculus. Evolution, 4(1), 43–63.

Pittendrigh, C.S. (1950b). The ecotopic specialization of Anopheles homunculus; and its relation to competition with A. bellator. Evolution, 4(1), 64–78.

Sallum, M. A. M., Santos, C. L. S. D., & Wilkerson, R. C. (2009). Studies on Anopheles (Kerteszia) homunculus Komp (Diptera: Culicidae). Zootaxa, 2299, 1–18.

Stone, A., & Knight, K.L. (1956b). Type specimens of mosquitoes in the United States National Museum. III. The genera Anopheles and Chagasia (Diptera, Culicidae). Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 46(9), 276–280.

Zavortink, T.J. (1973). Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae). XXIX. A review of the subgenus Kerteszia of Anopheles. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 9(3), 1–54.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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