A new mosquito of the genus Topomyia (Diptera, Culicidae) from a Nepenthes pitcher plant in a Bario highland of Sarawak, Malaysia

  • MIYAGI Ichiro
    Laboratory of Mosquito Systematics of Southeast Asia and Pacific, co Ocean Health Corporation:Laboratory of Medical Zoology, School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
  • TOMA Takako
    Laboratory of Medical Zoology, School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus

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  • マレーシアサラワク州バリオ高地に群生する食虫植物Nepenthes pitcher plantから採集されたTopomyia属の新種について

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A new species, Topomyia (Suaymyia) nepenthicola, is described from a Bario highland in Sarawak, Malaysia. The adult male and female, pupa and larva are described in detail and illustrations of the male genitalia, pupa and larva are provided. The larva of To. nepenthicola breeds in the pitcher plant, Nepenthes stenophylla. It has conspicuous maxilla.

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