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sundaicus (Rodenwaldt)

1925:185 (A*; Myzomyia ludlowi var.).
Type-loc: Indonesia (LU)

Additional References:
Christophers and Barraud 1931:175 (E*).
Christophers 1933:245 (M*, F*, L, E; to sp. status).
Crawford 1938:103 (P*).
Colless 1948:111 (M*, F*, L*).
Bonne-Wepster and Swellengrebel 1953:395 (M*, F*, L*).
Reid 1959:101 (L).
Reid 1968:343 (M*, F*, P*, L*, E*; tax).
Aslamkhan 1971:147 (distr.).
Whelan & Hapgood 2000: 405-416 (distr. East Timor, bion.)
Oo, Storch and Becker 2004: 24 (distr., Myanmar).
Sinka et al. 2011: 89 (Sundaicus Complex; bionomics review, distr., niche model)
Dev and Sharma 2013 (syst., bion.; Sundaicus Cmplx.)

Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vietnam

A primarily coastal species, the larvae are found in sunlit brackish pools with algae. Adults bite primarily cattle but readily bite man indoors and out (Reid 1968).

Medical Importance:
Primary malaria vector (Reid 1968).