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Cover for Some thoughts about mosquito taxonomy and nomenclature.

This paper presents some thoughts on morphology- and molecular-based taxonomy and nomenclature of Culicidae. The fate of mosquito species discovery and naming in the face of environmental alteration and destruction, and the problems associated with name changes brought by new-age taxonomy are...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 9: Changed spellings of species-group names.

This section provides information of currently valid species-group names of Culicidae in their original formation and generic placement compared with their formations and generic assignments in the current traditional classification and the classification of Reinert et al. Among the 3559 species...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 8: Phylogenetic classification of composite genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aedes</i>.

This section presents a list of the species-group and genus-group names that comprise the multi-generic reclassification of the 'traditional' composite Aedes. It includes valid names, synonymous names and nomina nuda.

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 7: Some interesting species- and genus-group names.

This section presents a list of some currently valid species- and genus-group names and their derivations applied to Culicidae. The sources of these names fall into the following broad categories: acronyms and institutions; cultures and peoples; habitats and plants; morphological traits;...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 6: Genus-group names formed from personal names.

This section presents a list of all genus-group names formed from personal names applied to Culicidae. Of the 203 genus-group names that are currently recognized as valid extant taxa, 76 are formed from personal names. Most of these commemorative names are formed by adding the suffixes -ius...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 5: Species-group names formed from geographical names.

This section presents a list of all currently valid names of species and subspecies of Culicidae derived from geographical localities. Of the 3689 extant species-group taxa, 3559 species and 130 subspecies, that are currently recognized, 638 have names that are formed from geographical names. These ...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 4: Species-group names formed from personal names.

This section presents a list of all species-group names formed from personal names applied to Culicidae. Of the 3689 extant species-group taxa, 3559 species and 130 subspecies that are currently recognized, nearly 40% have names that are formed from personal names. These include the names of 1254...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 3: Family-group and other suprageneric names.

This section presents a list of all family-group and other suprageneric names applied to Culicidae. It contains 112 names, including 2 family names (one valid), 41 subfamily names (3 valid: 2 extant, one fossil; 7 duplicated as corrected spellings), 21 tribal names (11 valid, one duplicated as a...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 2: Genus-group names.

This section presents a list of all genus-group names applied to Culicidae from Linnaeus (1758). It contains 441 genus-group names: 209 currently valid names and 232 synonyms. In addition to the 41 extant genera and 162 extant subgenera, the valid names include 5 genera of fossil mosquitoes and one ...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Section 1: Species-group names.

This section presents a list of all species-group names applied to Culicidae from Linnaeus (1758). The species group comprises a total of 5390 names (including the 3 new replacement names): 3559 valid extant species; 130 extant subspecies; 59 nomina dubia; 25 valid fossil species; 76 nomina nuda,...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter

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