Subfamily Anophelinae

  • Norbert Becker
  • Dušan Petrić
  • Clive Boase
  • John Lane
  • Marija Zgomba
  • Christine Dahl
  • Achim Kaiser

Abstract

In adults of this subfamily, at least the first abdominal segment (tergum I) is devoid of any scales. In general the development of scaling has not reached the same level as in the subfamily Culicinae, often the abdomen is covered with fine setae only. The palps of both sexes are approximately the same length as the proboscis. The larvae have no discernible respiratory siphon and seta 1 of most abdominal segments is usually of the palmate type.

Keywords

Frontal Seta Abdominal Segment Wing Vein Outer Seta Anal Vein 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norbert Becker
    • 1
  • Dušan Petrić
    • 2
  • Clive Boase
    • 3
  • John Lane
    • 4
  • Marija Zgomba
    • 2
  • Christine Dahl
    • 5
  • Achim Kaiser
    • 1
  1. 1.German Mosquito Control Association (KABS)WaldseeGermany
  2. 2.University of Novi SadNovi SadYugoslavia
  3. 3.The Pest Management ConsultancyHaverhillUK
  4. 4.London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLondonEngland
  5. 5.Uppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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