Table 1

Species of Culicidae included in the phylogenetic analysis, with reference to their classification and distribution [after 2].

Subfamily Tribe

Genus

No. Subg.

No. spp.1

Distribution

Species studied


Anophelinae

Anopheles

7

455

Cosmopolitan

Anopheles gambiae Giles

Anopheles atroparvus van Thiel

Bironella

3

8

Australasian

Bironella gracilis Theobald

Chagasia

-

4

Neotropical

Culicinae

Aedeomyiini

Aedeomyia

2

6

Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental, Neotropical

Aedeomyia squamipennis Lynch Arrib√°lzaga

Aedini2

Aedes

23

363

Old World, Nearctic

Aedes aegypti Linnaeus

Armigeres

2

58

Australasian, Oriental

Armigeres subalbatus (Coquillett)

Ayurakitia

-

2

Oriental

Borichinda

-

1

Oriental

Eretmapodites

-

48

Afrotropical

Eretmapodites quinquevittatus Theobald

Haemagogus

2

28

Principally Neotropical

Haemagogus equinus Theobald

Heizmannia

2

39

Oriental

Ochlerotatus

22

550

Cosmopolitan

Ochlerotatus triseriatus (Say)

Opifex

-

1

New Zealand

Opifex fuscus Hutton

Psorophora

3

48

New World

Psorophora ferox (von Humboldt)

Udaya

-

3

Oriental

Verrallina

3

95

Principally Australasian, Oriental

Zeugnomyia

-

4

Oriental

Culicini

Culex

23

763

Cosmopolitan

Culex quinquefasciatus Say

Deinocerites

-

18

Principally Neotropical

Galindomyia

-

1

Neotropical

Lutzia

3

7

Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental, Neotropical, eastern Palaearctic

Culisetini

Culiseta

7

37

Old World, Nearctic

Culiseta inornata (Williston)

Ficalbiini

Ficalbia

-

8

Afrotropical, Oriental

Mimomyia

3

44

Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental

Mimomyia luzonensis (Ludlow)

Hodgesiini

Hodgesia

-

11

Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental

Mansoniini

Coquillettidia

3

57

Old World, Neotropical

Coquillettidia perturbans (Walker)

Mansonia

2

23

Old World, Neotropical

Orthopodomyiini

Orthopodomyia

-

38

Afrotropical, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental, Palaearctic

Orthopodomyia alba Baker

Sabethini

Isostomyia

-

4

Neotropical

Johnbelkinia

-

3

Neotropical

Kimia

-

5

Oriental

Limatus

-

8

Neotropical

Limatus durhami Theobald

Malaya

-

12

Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental

Malaya genurostris Leicester

Maorigoeldia

-

1

New Zealand

Maorigoeldia argyropus (Walker)

Onirion

-

7

Neotropical

Runchomyia

2

7

Neotropical

Sabethes

5

38

Neotropical

Sabethes cyaneus (Fabricius)

Shannoniana

-

3

Neotropical

Shannoniana fluviatilis Lane and Cerquiera

Topomyia

2

54

Principally Oriental

Trichoprosopon

-

13

Neotropical

Trichoprosopon digitatum (Rondani)

Tripteroides

5

122

Principally Australasian, Oriental

Tripteroides bambusa (Yamada)

Wyeomyia

15

140

Principally Neotropical

Wyeomyia smithii (Coquillett)

Toxorhynchitini

Toxorhynchites

4

88

Afrotropical, Australasian, Neotropical, eastern Palaearctic, Oriental

Toxorhynchites amboinensis (Doleschall)

Uranotaeniini

Uranotaenia

2

265

Afrotropical, Australasian, Oriental, Neotropical

Uranotaenia sapphirinia (Osten Sacken)


1For the current number of valid species recognized in generic level taxa of the family, consult http://mosquito-taxonomic-inventory.info/ webcite

2Generic-level classification of Aedini predates Reinert et al. [10], except for Borichinda.

Reidenbach et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:298   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-298

Open Data