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Catalog of the subgenus Melanoconion of Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) for South America

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Author(s):
Torres-Gutierrez, Carolina [1, 2] ; Mureb Sallum, Maria Anice [1]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Saude Publ, Dept Epidemiol, BR-01255 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Antioquia, Fac Med, Inst Invest Med, PECET, Medellin - Colombia
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4028, n. 1, p. 1-50, OCT 7 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

Species of Culex (Melanoconion) Theobald are recognized as vectors of arboviruses. The species of this subgenus pose a real taxonomic challenge. The current classification of the subgenus recognizes a total of 160 species divided in two major sections, Melanoconion and Spissipes; and several non-formal groupings within each section. We gathered bibliographic records of the subgenus in South America, with particular focus on the period of time after the publication of the Catalog by Pecor et al. (1992) until present time. This compilation included 139 species occurring in South American countries with all the relevant bibliographic sources, including the corresponding information for those medically important species. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/26229-7 - Latitudinal landscape genomics and ecology of Anopheles darlingi
Grantee:Maria Anice Mureb Sallum
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 12/18089-5 - Molecular phylogeny of the subgenus Melanoconion of the genus Culex (Diptera: Culicidae)
Grantee:Carolina Torres Gutierrez
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate