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philippinensis Ludlow

1902b:426 (Aug. 23) (F), 1902a:128 (Sept.).
Type-loc: San Jose, Abra, Luzon, Philippines (USNM)

Additional References:
Crawford 1938:96 (P*).
Roy and Siddons 1939:159 (E*).
Colless 1948:109 (M*, F*, L*; tax.).
Masters 1948:178 (L).
Reid 1967:175 (M*, P*, L*; tax.).
Aslamkhan 1971:147 (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)


Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Larvae found in clean still or slowly moving water with vegetation. Habitats include grassy edges of rice fields, ponds, swamps and irrigation channels. Adults are zoophilic (Reid 1968).

Medical Importance:
Secondary malaria vector (Reid 1968).