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koliensis Owen

1945:236 (M, F*, L*).
Type-loc: Koli Area, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands (USNM)

Additional References:
Belkin, Knight and Rozeboom 1945:261 (M, F, P*, L).
Penn 1949b:20 (P*).
Bonne-Wepster and Swellengrebel 1953:349 (M, F*, L*).
Belkin 1962a:144 (M*, F*, P*, L*).
Bryan 1973:64 (tax.).
Bryan 1974:413 (tax.).
Lee et al. 1988a:226 (distr.).
Sinka et al. 2011: 89 (bionomics review, distr., niche model)

Indonesia, New Guinea (Island); Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

Larvae found in temporary pools in grassland areas in full sunlight. Females are night biters and strongly anthropophilic (Belkin 1962).

Medical Importance:
Primary malaria and periodic filiariasis vector (Belkin 1962).