Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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uniformis (Theobald)

1901a:180 (F*, Panoplites).
Type-loc: Quilon, Travancore, India (BM)

Additional References:
Knight and Chamberlain 1948:16 (P*).
Carter 1950:14 (M*, F*, P*, L*, E*; biol.).
Hara 1957:50 (F*).
Laurence 1960:491 (biol.).
Wharton 1962: 24 (M*,F*,L*,P*)
Dobrotworsky 1965:66 (M*, F*, L*).
Lee et al. 1971:23 (distr.).
Da Cunha Ramos and Ribeiro 1975:125 (distr.).
Brunhes 1977a:134 (distr.).
Ahmed 1987:187 (distr.).
Lee et al. 1988b:157 (distr.).
Darsie and Pradhan 1990:71 (distr.).
Kohn 1990:165 (distr.).
Suleman, Khan and Khan 1993:321 (distr.).
Jupp 1996 (M*, F*; key)
Whelan & Hapgood 2000: 405-416 (distr. East Timor, bion.)
Rattanarithikul et al. 2006: 1-85 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)

Synonyms:

Distribution:
Angola, Australia, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Central African Republic, China, Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Korea; South, Liberia, Madagascar (includes Glorioso & Juan De NovaIs), Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, New Guinea (Island); Papua New Guinea, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan and South Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia

Bionomics:
Larvae are found in open swamp unshaded by trees. Larvae use specially modified siphons to pierce stems and roots of aquatic vegetation to obtain air. Females are crepuscular and prefer cattle, but will readily feed on man (Wharton 1962).

Medical Importance:
Vector of W. malayi (Wharton 1962).