Aedes (Halaedes)

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The status, affinity, scope or nomenclature of this taxon is disputed.

Please see discussion on the talk page.


Taxonavigation: Culicoidea 

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

Familia: Culicidae
Subfamilia: Culicinae
Tribus: Aedini
Genus: Aedes
Subgenus: Aedes (Halaedes)
Species (3): A. (H.) ashworthi – A. (H.) australis – A. (H.) wardangensis


  • Halaedes Belkin, 1962
    • Authority for current placement: original
      • disputed by subsequent authorities
    • Gender:
    • Original status: valid subgenus of Aedes
    • Type species: Culex australis Erichson, 1842
      • Fixation: original designation [p. 328] [and monotypy]


  • Belkin, J.N. 1962: The mosquitoes of the South Pacific (Diptera, Culicidae). 2 vols. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. [Publication date: 'date of issue: July 18, 1962', sourced from inside vol. 1]
  • Brust, R.A.; Ballard, J.W.O.; Driver, F.; Hartley, D.M.; Galway, N.J.; Curran, J. 1998: Molecular systematics, morphological analysis, and hybrid crossing identify a third taxon, Aedes (Halaedes) wardangensis sp. nov., of the Aedes (Halaedes) australis species-group (Diptera: Culicidae). Canadian journal of zoology, 76(7): 1236–1246. DOI: 10.1139/z98-051 PDF
  • Brust, R.A.; Mahon, R.J. 1997: Resurrection of Aedes (Halaedes) ashworthi Edwards 1921: morphological characterisation and separation from its sibling Aedes (Halaedes) australis (Erichson) 1842 (Diptera: Culicidae). Australian journal of entomology, 36(2): 129–136. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.1997.tb01445.x