Location: Mosquito and Fly Research Unit
Title: Tewarius Reinert, a New Genus of Aedini (Diptera: Culicidae) Author
Submitted to: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: February 27, 2006
Publication Date: June 30, 2006
Citation: Reinert, J.F. 2006. Tewarius reinert, a new genus of aedini (diptera: culicidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. Interpretive Summary: The new genus Tewarius is described and placed in the mosquito tribe Aedini. Characters are given for distinguishing all known life stages from those of the other genera included in the tribe. This work was completed at the Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology of the United States Department of Agriculture, Gainesville, Florida. This article will be published in Proceedings of the Washington Entomological Society.
Technical Abstract: The new genus Tewarius Reinert is described in tribe Aedini and the primary characters of females, female genitalia, males, male genitalia, pupae and fourth-instar larvae are provided. The following four species are included in the genus, Tewarius agastyai, Te. nummatus, Te. pseudonummatus and Te. reubenae. Two species groups are designated.