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barbirostris van der Wulp

1884: 248 (F)
Type-loc: Mount Ardjoeno, Java (LM)

Important References:
Taai and Harbach 2015: 245 (M*, F*, P*, L*; phyl., resescr., bion.)

Additional References:
Davis 1926: [F*].
Christophers 1933: 155 (M*,F*,P,L,E)
Penn 1949b: 12 (P*)
Bonne-Wepster and Swellengrebel 1953: 201 (M*,F*,L*)
Reid 1962: 7 (M,F*,P*,L, E*)
Reid 1968: 122 (M*,F*,P*,L*,E*)
Aslamkhan 1971: 147 (distr.)
Ameen and Talukdar 1974c: 92 (P*)
Harrison and Scanlon 1975: 83 (M*,F*,P*,L*; distr.)
Lien, Kawengian, Partono, Lami and Cross 1977: 72l (tax.)
Darsie and Pradhan 1990: 71 (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 (Barbirostris Complex; bionomics review, distr., niche model)


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

Larvae found in open sunny to light shade habitats with all types of vegetation. Habitats include stream and river margins and pools, flowing and stagnant ditches, lakes, rice fields, temporary and permanent ground pools, seepage springs, animal footprints, canals, marshes, fish and rock pools. Adults zoophilic ( Harrison and Scanlon 1975).

Medical Importance:
Not a vector of human disease except perhaps in the Celebes (Reid 1968).