Name-bearing Type

Classification

Distribution

Phylogeny

Characteristics

Bionomics

Medical

Important References

  • Barraud, 1934 (southern Asia)
  • Edwards, 1941 (adults, Afrotropical Region)
  • Hopkins, 1952 (larvae, Afrotropical Region)
  • Lane, 1953 (Neotropical Region)
  • Thurman, 1959 (Thailand)
  • Belkin, 1962 (taxonomy, South Pacific)
  • Forattini, 1965b (Neotropical Region)
  • Cova-García et al., 1966 (Venezuela)
  • Belkin et al., 1970 (New World)
  • Tanaka et al., 1979 (Japan)
  • Steffan et al., 1980 (annotated bibliography)
  • Steffan & Evenhuis, 1981 (biology)
  • Clark-Gil & Darsie, 1983 (Guatemala)
  • Darsie, 1985 (keys, Argentina)
  • Steffan & Evenhuis, 1985 (subgenus Toxorhynchites)
  • Evenhuis & Steffan, 1986 (Acaudatus Group, Oriental Region)
  • Service, 1990 (Afrotropical Region)
  • Ribeiro, 1991 (Brevipalpis Group, Afrotropical Region)

Included Taxa

  • Subgenus AFRORHYNCHUS Ribeiro, 1991
    • aeneus (Evans, 1926)
    • angolensis Ribeiro, 1992
    • brunhesi Ribeiro, 2004
    • capelai Ribeiro, 1992
    • erythrurus (Edwards, 1941)
    • fontenillei Ribeiro, 2004
    • grjebinei Ribeiro, 2004
    • helenae Ribeiro, 1992
    • kaimosi (van Someren, 1946)
    • lemuriae Ribeiro, 2004
    • lutescens (Theobald, 1901)
    • madagascarensis Ribeiro, 2004
    • nairobiensis (van Someren, 1946)
    • nigeriensis Ribeiro, 2005
    • pauliani (Doucet, 1951)
    • ruwenzori (van Someren, 1948)
    • viridibasis (Edwards, 1935)
      • subspecies viridibasis (Edwards, 1935)
      • subspecies voltaicus Ribeiro, 2005
    • wolfsi Ribeiro, 2005
    • zairensis Ribeiro, 2005
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  • Subgenus ANKYLORHYNCHUS Lutz, 1904
    • catharinensis (da Costa Lima, Guitton & Ferreira, 1962)
    • hexacis (Martini, 1931)
    • purpureus (Theobald, 1901)
    • trichopygus (Wiedemann, 1828)
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  • Subgenus LYNCHIELLA Lahille, 1904
    • bambusicola (Lutz & Neiva, 1913)
    • cavalierii García & Casal, 1967
    • gerbergi Belkin, 1977
    • grandiosus (Williston, 1900)
    • guadeloupensis (Dyar & Knab, 1906)
    • haemorrhoidalis (Fabricius, 1787)
      • subspecies haemorrhoidalis (Fabricius, 1787)
      • subspecies separatus (Lynch Arribálzaga, 1891)
      • subspecies superbus (Dyar & Knab, 1906)
    • hypoptes (Knab, 1907)
    • mariae (Bourroul, 1904)
    • moctezuma (Dyar & Knab, 1906)
  • Subgenus LYNCHIELLA cont.,
    • portoricensis (Roeder, 1885)
    • rizzoi (de Deus Palma & Galvăo, 1969)
    • pusillus (da Costa Lima, 1931)
    • rutilus (Coquillett, 1896)
      • subspecies rutilus (Coquillett, 1896)
      • subspecies septentrionalis (Dyar & Knab, 1906)
    • solstitialis (Lutz, 1904)
    • theobaldi (Dyar & Knab, 1906)
    • violaceus (Wiedemann, 1820)
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  • Subgenus TOXORHYNCHITES Theobald, 1901
    • acaudatus (Leicester, 1908)
    • albipes (Edwards, 1922)
    • amboinensis (Doleshall, 1857)
    • angustiplatus Evenhuis & Steffan, 1986
    • ater (Daniels, 1908)
    • auranticauda Lane, 1992
    • auripes (Edwards, 1935)
    • barbipes Edwards, 1913
    • bengalensis Rosenberg & Evenhuis, 1985
    • bickleyi Thurman, 1959
    • brevipalpis Theobald, 1901
      • subspecies brevipalpis Theobald, 1901
      • subspecies conradti Grünberg, 1907
      • subspecies abyssinicus Ribeiro, 1991
    • camaronis Ribeiro, 1991
    • christophi (Portschinsky, 1884)
      • subspecies aurifluus (Edwards, 1921)
      • subspecies christophi (Portschinsky, 1884)
    • coeruleus (Brug, 1934)
    • dundo Ribeiro, 1991
    • edwardsi (Barraud, 1924)
    • evansae (Edwards, 1936)
    • funestus (Leicester, 1908)
    • gigantulus (Dyar & Shannon, 1925)
    • gravelyi (Edwards, 1921)
    • indicus Evenhuis & Steffan, 1986
  • Subgenus TOXORHYNCHITES cont.,
    • inornatus (Walker, 1865)
      • subspecies albitarsis (Brug, 1939)
      • subspecies inornatus (Walker, 1865)
    • kempi (Edwards, 1921)
    • klossi (Edwards, 1921)
    • leicesteri Theobald, 1904
    • lewisi Ribeiro, 1991
    • macaensis Ribeiro, 1997
    • magnificus (Leicester, 1908)
    • manicatus (Edwards, 1921)
      • subspecies manicatus (Edwards, 1921)
      • subspecies yamadai (Ôuchi, 1939)
    • manopi Thurman, 1959
    • metallicus Leicester, 1904
    • minimus (Theobald, 1905)
    • nepenthicola Steffan & Evenhuis, 1982
    • nepenthis (Dyar & Shannon, 1925)
    • nigerrmus Dong, Zhou & Gong, 2004
    • nigripes (Edwards, 1935)
    • okinawensis Toma, Miyagi & Tanaka, 1990
    • pendleburyi (Edwards, 1930)
    • phytophagus Theobald, 1909
    • quasiferox (Leicester, 1908)
    • rajah Tsukamoto, 1989
    • ramalingami Evenhuis & Steffan, 1986
    • raris (Leicester, 1908)
    • rickenbachi Ribeiro, 1991
    • rodhaini Ribeiro, 1991
    • speciosus (Skuse, 1889)
    • splendenroides Dong, Zhou & Gong, 2004
    • splendens (Wiedemann, 1819)
    • sumatranus (Brug, 1939)
    • sunthorni Thurman, 1959
    • towadensis (Matsumara, 1916)
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  • Nomen dubium
    • aequatorianus Levi-Castillo, 1953
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