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International Journal of Mosquito Research
Vol. 5, Issue 3, Part A (2018)

New records of species of Metalutzia (Diptera: Culicidae) from Manipur, India

The map of Manipur, showing the exact location of the collection of site of Yurembam of Imphal West (inset the position)
Fig. 1: The map of Manipur, showing the exact location of the collection of site of Yurembam of Imphal West (inset the position)
A<strong>-</strong>The two larvae of <em>Culex</em> and large <em>Lutzia</em> <em>tigripes</em> at the centre, B<strong>-</strong>the anal portion of the <em>Lt. tigripes </em>showing<em> </em>saddle<em>,</em> siphon and ventral brush, C<strong>-</strong>the siphon and pectin teeth extending near to the apex of the siphon, D<strong>-</strong> the dorsal view of the head region of the larvae three pointed bands, E<strong>-</strong> the comb scales numbers in 32 and F–enlarge view of single scale. Bar represents 0.5 mm.
Fig. 2: A-The two larvae of Culex and large Lutzia tigripes at the centre, B-the anal portion of the Lt. tigripes showing saddle, siphon and ventral brush, C-the siphon and pectin teeth extending near to the apex of the siphon, D- the dorsal view of the head region of the larvae three pointed bands, E- the comb scales numbers in 32 and F–enlarge view of single scale. Bar represents 0.5 mm.
A<strong>-</strong>The adult male of <em>Lutzia tigripes </em>: B<strong>-</strong>Latreral view of mouth parts showing slightly curved downward proboscis, C<strong>-</strong>the mouth part focusing on palp, D<strong>-</strong>Dorsal female genital view, E<strong>-</strong>Wings which has cross vein r m at nearly same level as base of M<sub>3+4</sub> (arrowed) as compare to the wings of F<strong>-</strong> <em>Culex </em>species. Bar represents 0.5 mm
Fig. 3: A-The adult male of Lutzia tigripes : B-Latreral view of mouth parts showing slightly curved downward proboscis, C-the mouth part focusing on palp, D-Dorsal female genital view, E-Wings which has cross vein r m at nearly same level as base of M3+4 (arrowed) as compare to the wings of F- Culex species. Bar represents 0.5 mm
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