Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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annulipes Walker

1856a:433 (A).
Type-loc: Van Diemen

Additional References:
Lee and Woodhill 1944:121 (M*, F*, L*, E*).
Lee 1948:54 (tax.).
Peters 1962:166 (P*).
Dobrotworsky 1965:47 (M*, F*, L*).
Lee, Hicks, Griffiths et al. 1987:136 (distr, tax)
Foley, Bryan & Wilkerson 2007: 523-539 (tax., phylogeny)
Foley et al. 2007: 283-297 (tax., phylogeny)


Australia, Indonesia, New Guinea (Island); Papua New Guinea

Larvae are commonly found in open or partially shaded ground pools of limited depth an rock pool in association with green algae. It has also been collected in stream pools and flood pools. Can tolerate salt to 1.6%. Females readily bite man both indoors and out (King in Boyd 1949).

Medical Importance:
Secondary vector of malaria (King in Boyd 1949).