Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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subpictus Grassi

1899. In Grassi, Bignami and Bastianelli 1899:101 (A).
Type-loc: India (RUM)

Additional References:
Davis 1926: [F* (as rossi Giles)].
Christophers and Barraud 1931:175 (E*).
Christophers 1933:231 (M*, F*, P, L*, E).
Penn 1949b:15 (P*).
Bonne-Wepster and Swellengrebel 1953:415 (M*, F*, L*).
Hara 1959:111 (F*).
Aslamkhan 1971:147 (distr.).
Darsie and Cagampang-Ramos 1971b:28 (n. distr.).
Ameen and Talukdar 1974c:89 (P*).
Harrison and Klein 1975:11 (distr.).
Tsukamoto et al. 1985:151 (distr.).
Whelan & Hapgood 2000: 405-416 (distr. East Timor, bion.)
Oo, Storch and Becker 2004: 24 (distr., Myanmar).
Rattanarithikul et al. 2006: 1-128 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)
Sinka et al. 2011: 89 (Subpictus Complex; bionomics review, distr., niche model)

Synonyms:

Distribution:
Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Maldives, Mariana Islands, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, New Guinea (Island); Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vietnam

Bionomics:
Larvae are typically found in muddy pools often near houses. Also found in barrow pits, buffalo wallows and artificial containers (Puri in Boyd 1949, Reid 1968).

Medical Importance:
Primary malaria in the Celebes but of minor importance elsewhere (Reid 1968).