Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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aconitus Dönitz

1902:70 (F*)
Type-loc: Kajoe-Tanam, [North of Padang, Tapanuli], Sumatra and Willem Island, Soekaboemi, Java (ZM)

Additional References:
Doenitz 1902: English translation
Christophers and Barraud 1931:183 (E*)
Christophers 1933: 216 (M*,F*,L*,E)
Crawford 1938: 86 (P*)
Bonne-Wepster and Swellengrebel 1953: 365 (M*,F*,L*)
Reid 1968: 320 (M*,F*,P*,L*,E*; distr.)
Aslamkhan 1971b: 149
Harrison 1980: 33 (M*,F*,P*,L*; distr.)
Darsie and Pradhan 1990: 71 (distr.)
Whelan & Hapgood 2000: 405-416 (distr. East Timor, bion.)
Rattanarithikul et al. 2006: 1-128 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)
Sinka et al. 2011: 89 (bionomics review, distr., niche model)
Chen et al. 2012: 1958-1976 (genetics)


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

Larvae found primarily in flooded rice fields, grassy ponds and stream margins. Also found in Nippa palm swamps, stream pools, fresh water swamps, rock pools, seepage pools, and ditches. In Thailand found at elevations of 1 - 700m. In Indonesia, Java found up to 853m (Harrison 1980)

Medical Importance:
Primary malaria vector (Harrison 1980)