Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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subalbatus (Coquillett)

1898:302 (F; Culex).
Type-loc: Japan (USNM)

Additional References:
Edwards, in Barraud 1934:314 (resurrected from syn. with obturbans).
LaCasse and Yamaguti 1950: 53 (M,F,L)
Hara 1957:50 (F*).
Thurman 1958(1959):390 (M*; tax.).
Joshi, Pradhan and Dsrsie 1965:138 (distr., Nepal).
Aslamkhan 1971b:153 (distr.).
Mattingly 1971d:122 (E*).
Matsou et al. 1972: (E*)
Matsuo, Yoshida, and Kunou 1972: 361 (E*).
Moriya et al. 1972: (E*)
Moriya et al. 1973: (E*)
Tanaka, Mizusawa and Saugstad 1979: 447 (M*,F*,L*)
Hinton 1981: (E*)
Miyagi et al. 1994:21 (distr.).
Darsie 2000a 102(1): 111 (P*; tax.; key).
Reinert 2002: [F*].
Reinert, Harbach and Kitching 2004: [F].
Reinert, Harbach and Kitching 2009: [F].
Rattanarithikul et al. 2010: 1-152 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)


Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea; South, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Immatures are found in various container habitats that contain polluted water. Females bite throughout the day, with peaks at dawn and dusk (Tanaka, Mizusawa and Saugstad 1979)

Medical Importance:
Vector of W. bancrofti (Tanaka, Mizusawa and Saugstad 1979).