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scutellaris (Walker)

Walker 1858:77 (as Culex)
Type-loc: Aroe Islands, [New Guinea] (BM)

Additional References:
Buxton and Hopkins 1925: (E* as syn. variegatus Doleschall, 1858).
Penn 1949b:56 (P*).
Knight and Hull 1952:180 (M*, F, L*).
Bonne-Wepster 1954:79 (M, F*, L*).
Marks 1954:383, pl. 18 (M*, F*).
Smith White and Woodhill 1954:163 (genetics).
Colless 1962:313 (F*).
Belkin 1962a:474 (M*, F).
Mohrig 1967: [F*].
Huang 1969(1970):471 (M*; topotype).
Huang 1972c:55 (M*, F, P*, L*).
Lien et al. 1977:725 (distr.).
Tsukamoto et al. 1985:153 (distr.).
Lee et al. 1987:223 (distr.).
Reinert 2000: [F*].
Kaur 2003: 452 (distr., India).


Australia, Cambodia, Fiji, Guam, India, Indonesia, Mariana Islands, Micronesia (Wake Island), New Guinea (Island); Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Immatures have been collected from coconut shells and artificial containers (Huang 1972).

Medical Importance:
Possible vector of dengue (Huang 1972).