Systematic Catalog of Culicidae

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indiana Edwards

1930b:541 (M, F).
Type-loc: Bandjaran, South Prenanger, Java (BM)

Additional References:
Barraud 1934:130 (M*, F*, P*, L*).
Carter 1950:21 (M*, F*, L).
Joshi, Pradhan and Darsie 1965:139 (distr.).
Rattanarithikul et al. 2006: 1-85 (F*,L*; bionomics, distribution, keys)

Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

Larvae, found in open swamps and coastal rice fields, use specially modified siphons to pierce stems and roots of aquatic vegetation to obtain air. Females are crepuscular and bite man (Wharton 1962).

Medical Importance:
Vector of W. malayi (Carter 1950).