Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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vagus Dönitz

1902:80 (M*, F*).
Type-loc: Fort de Kock, [West Coast], Sumatra, Banjoe-Biroe, Java, and numerous other Indonesian localities (ZM)

Additional References:
Christophers and Barraud 1931:175 (E*).
Christophers 1933:241 (M*, F*, P, L*, E).
Crawford 1938:106 (P*).
Bonne-Wepster and Swellengrebel 1953:425 (M*, F*, L*).
Reid 1968:242 (distr.).
Aslamkhan 1971:147 (distr.).
Darsie and Cagampang-Ramos 1971a:399(n. distr.).
Darsie and Cagampang-Ramos 1971b:28 (n. distr.).
Ameen and Talukdar 1974c:88 (P*).
Tsukamoto et al. 1985:151 (distr.).
Darsie and Pradhan 1990:71 (distr.).
Oo, Storch and Becker 2004: 24 (distr., Myanmar).
Rattanarithikul et al. 2006: 1-128 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)
Rueda et al. 2008: 397 (distr.)


Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Guam, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mariana Islands, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

Larvae found in open muddy pools, hoof prints and ditches containing foul often brackish water. Adults strongly zoophagic (Reid 1968).

Medical Importance:
"It is not regarded as a vector of human disease" (Reid 1968).