Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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maculatus Theobald

1901a:171 (M*, F*).
Type-loc: Hong Kong, [China] (BM)

Additional References:
Christophers and Barraud 1931:179 (E*).
Christophers 1933:278 (M*, F*, L*, E; tax.).
Crawford 1938:93 (P*).
Ho 1938b:402 (M*, F*, P*).
Bonne-Wepster and Swellengrebel 1953:454 (M*, F*, L*).
Hara 1959:111 (F*).
Reid 1968:353 (M*, F*, P*, L*, E*; tax.).
Aslamkhan 1971:147 (distr.).
Narang, Narang, Kitzmiller Sharma and Sharma 1973:13 (chromosome map).
Tsukamoto et al. 1985:151 (distr.).
Rattanarithikul and Green 1986:252 (lectotype desig.; distr.).
Darsie and Pradhan 1990:71 (distr.).
Suleman, Khan and Khan 1993:321 (distr.).
Whelan & Hapgood 2000: 405-416 (distr. East Timor, bion.)
Oo, Storch and Becker 2004: 24 (distr., Myanmar).
Rattanarithikul et al. 2006: 1-128 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)
Sinka et al. 2011: 89 (Maculalatus Group; bionomics review, distr., niche model)


Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vietnam

Larvae found in hilly areas in seepage springs and small streams with some sunlight. Found frequently in recently cleared areas with disturbed soil. Adults primarily zoophilic (Reid 1968).

Medical Importance:
Primary malaria vector and a vector of W. bancrofti (Reid 1968).