Anopheles thomasi Shannon, 1933

NEOTROPICAL REGION

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Subgenus

 

Etymology: H. Wolferstan Thomas

Type locality:  Rio Cururipe, near Salvador City, Bahia, Brazil  (as lewisi Shannon)

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

Exemplar DNA sequences

All Anopheles thomasi DNA sequences

WRBU LUCID KEYS

 

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WRBU - Genera - Global - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Global - Larva

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Adult

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WRBU - Genera - Neotropical - Larva

 

DISTRIBUTION NOTES

Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela.

Distribution

 

IMPORTANT REFERENCES

Shannon, 1933: 58 (new name for lewisi Shannon 1931, not Ludlow 1920)

Deane, L.M. et al. 1946 (F*; key, bionomics; NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Causey et al. 1946 (M*; key; NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Deane, M.P. et al. 1946 (L*; key, bionomics; NE Brazil & Amazonas)

Cova García 1946: 56 (L), 109 (F*), 133 (M*)

 

CURRENT SYNONYMS

syn. lewisi Shannon

1931: 154 (M*, F). Type locality: Rio Cururipe, near Salvador City, Bahia, Brazil (USNM). References: Stone & Knight 1956b: 278 (type info.).

 

CURRENT SUBSPECIES

None

 

CITED REFERENCES

Causey, O.R., Deane, L.M., & Deane, M.P. (1946). II. An illustrated key by male genitalic characteristics for the identification of thirty-four species of Anophelini from the northeast and Amazon regions of Brazil, with a note on dissection technique. American Journal of Hygiene Monograph Series, 18, 21–31.

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

Deane, L.M., Causey, O.R., & Deane, M.P. (1946). I. An illustrated key by adult female characteristics for the identification of thirty-five species of Anophelini, with notes on the malaria vectors (Diptera, Culicidae). In Studies on Brazilian anophelines from the northeast and Amazon regions (pp. 1–18). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Deane, M.P., Causey, O.R., & Deane, L.M. (1946). III. An illustrated key by larval characteristics for the identification of thirty-two species of Anophelini, with descriptions of two larvae. In Studies on Brazilian anophelines from the northeast and Amazon regions (pp. 33–50). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Shannon, R.C. (1931). On the classification of Brazilian Culicidae with special reference to those capable of harboring the yellow fever virus. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 33(6), 125–164.

Shannon, R.C. (1933a). Correction. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 35(4), 58.

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.

 

CITE THIS PAGE

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