Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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bromeliae (Theobald)

1911a: 10 (M,F*; Stegomyia)
Type-loc: Kampala Swamp, Uganda (BM)

Additional References:
Huang 1979b:226 (from syn. with simpsoni).
Huang 1986: 196-200 (distr., bionomics)
Jupp 1996 (M*, F*; key)
Huang 2004: 14 (tax.); 28 (key to adults); 88, 90-91 (M*, F*); 112 (distr.).

Distribution:
Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan and South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Bionomics:
Larvae are found in tree holes, leaf axils of pineapple, Colocasia, banana, taro, palm spathes and artificial containers. Females readily bite man (Huang 1986).

Medical Importance:
Vector of yellow fever in Africa (Huang 1986).