Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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annulata Leicester

1908:174 (F).
Type-loc: Kuala Lumpur, [Selangor], Malaya [Malaysia] (BM)

Additional References:
Bonne-Wepster 1954:46 (M, F*).
Wharton 1962:15 (M*, F*, P*, L*, E).
Rattanarithikul et al. 2006: 1-85 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Larvae are usually found at the edge of swamp forest. Larvae use specially modified siphons to pierce stems and roots of aquatic vegetation to obtain air. Females are crepuscular and prefer cattle but but will bite man both inside and outside (Wharton 1962).

Medical Importance:
Primary vector of W. malayi (Wharton 1962).