Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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philippinensis Ludlow

1902b:426 (Aug. 23) (F), 1902a:128 (Sept.).
Type-loc: San Jose, Abra, Luzon, Philippines (USNM)

Additional References:
Crawford 1938:96 (P*).
Roy and Siddons 1939:159 (E*).
Colless 1948:109 (M*, F*, L*; tax.).
Masters 1948:178 (L).
Reid 1967:175 (M*, P*, L*; tax.).
Aslamkhan 1971:147 (distr.).
Darsie and Pradhan 1990:71 (distr.).
Oo, Storch and Becker 2004: 24 (distr., Myanmar).
Rattanarithikul et al. 2006: 1-128 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)

Synonyms:

Distribution:
Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Bionomics:
Larvae found in clean still or slowly moving water with vegetation. Habitats include grassy edges of rice fields, ponds, swamps and irrigation channels. Adults are zoophilic (Reid 1968).

Medical Importance:
Secondary malaria vector (Reid 1968).