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Two new species of Culex subgenus Melanoconion (Diptera: Culicidae) from the Amazon forest

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Author(s):
Gomes Hutchings, Rosa Sa [1] ; Mureb Sallum, Maria Anice [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Inst Nacl de Pesquisas da Amazonia, Coordenacao Pesquisas Entomol, BR-69011970 Manaus, Amazonas - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Fac Saude Publ, Dept Epidemiol, BR-01246904 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; n. 1920, p. 41-50, OCT 31 2008.
Web of Science Citations: 6
Abstract

Two new mosquito species (Diptera: Culicidae), Culex (Melanoconion) phyllados n. sp. and Culex (Melanoconion) brachiatus n. sp. from the state of Amazonas, Brazil, are here validated and described based on morphological features of the male genitalia. Both species are morphologically more similar to both Culex coppenamensis Bonne-Wepster \& Bonne and Culex alinkios Sallum \& Hutchings than to any other species of the Bastagarius Subgroup of the subgenus Melanoconion. Diagnostic characters for the identification of the adult male of both species are provided. (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