Ayurakitia

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Culicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: Diptera
Subordo: Nematocera
Infraordo: Culicomorpha
Superfamilia: Culicoidea

Familia: Culicidae
Subfamilia: Culicinae
Tribus: Aedini
Genus: Ayurakitia
Species (2): A. griffithi – A. peytoni
[source: Catalogue of Life: 2011 Annual Checklist]

Name[edit]

Ayurakitia Thurman, 1954

Type species: Ayurakitia griffithi Thurman, 1954

References[edit]

  • Mattingly, P.F. 1971: Contributions to the mosquito fauna of Southeast Asia. XII. Illustrated keys to the genera of mosquitoes (Diptera, Culicidae). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 7: 1–84.
  • Rajavel, A.R.; Natarajan, R. 2011: First record of genus Ayurakitia in India: occurrence of Ayurakitia peytoni in Meghalaya State. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 27(1): 79–80. doi: 10.2987/10-6062.1
  • Reinert, J.F. 1972: Contributions to the mosquito fauna of Southeast Asia. XV. Genus Aedes Meigen, subgenus Ayurakitia Thurman. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 9: 1–42.
  • Reinert, J.F. 2000: Restoration of Ayurakitia to generic rank in Tribe Aedini and a revised definition of the genus. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 16: 57–65.
  • Reinert, J.F. 2001: Comparative anatomy of the female genitalia of genera and subgenera in tribe Aedini (Diptera: Culicidae). Part VI. Genus Ayurakitia Thurman. Part VII. Genus Opifex Hutton. Part VIII. Genus Verrallina Theobald. Part IX. Genus Eretmapodites Theobald. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 32: 1–50.
  • Thurman, D.C., jr. 1954: Ayurakitia, a new genus of mosquito from northern Thailand (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 44: 197–200.

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