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Morphological redescription of Culex (Microculex) davisi and Cx. (Mcx.) imitator (Diptera: Culicidae) including structures and stages not previously described

DEBORA NATALIA BANGHER, MARINA STEIN

Abstract


The adults, male genitalia and fourth-instar larva of Culex (Microculex) imitator Theobald and Culex (Microculex) davisi Kumm, and the pupa of the latter species, are re-described. The female genitalia of both species and the pupa of Culex (Microculex) imitator are described for the first time. Information on distribution, bionomics and taxonomy is also included.

 

 


Keywords


Diptera, Mosquito, Microculex, Taxonomy, Argentina

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4347.1.3

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