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Neotype designation and redescription of adult male and immature stages of Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) pictipennis (Philippi) (Diptera: Culicidae)

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Author(s):
Gonzalez, Christian R. [1] ; Mureb Sallum, Maria Anice [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Metropolitana Ciencias Educ, Inst Entomol, Santiago - Chile
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Saude Publ, Dept Epidemiol, BR-05508 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; n. 2295, p. 15-24, NOV 23 2009.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

A neotype is designated for Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) pictipennis (Philippi) and morphological redescriptions are provided for the adult male, male genitalia, fourth-instar larva and pupa. All specimens, including the neotype were collected in Rio Mapocho, Santiago, Chile in 1945/1946, and were deposited in the Entomological Collection of Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo (FSP-USP), Brazil. The neotype was previously invalidly designated the allotype of An. pictipennis by Lane and Neghme (1946). Illustrations are provided for diagnostic characteristics of the male genitalia, and larval stage. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 05/53973-0 - Systematics of the Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) (Diptera: Culicidae)
Grantee:Maria Anice Mureb Sallum
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants