Aedes subalbirostris Klein & Marks, 1960
Taxonomy & Nomenclature
Synonym/s: Aedes albirostris Macquart (unique female specimen only)
Last record: 1906
Rediscovered in 17 November 1958
South Island (including Stewart Island), New Zealand
For a photograph of a preserved specimen see: http://www.smsl.co.nz/site/southernmonitoring/files/NZB/Ae.%20subalbirostris%20new%20profile%20July%2008.pdf
Original scientific description:
Klein, J. M. and Marks, Elizabeth N. (1960). Australian mosquitos described by Macquart. I. Species in the Paris Museum, Aedes (Finlaya) alboannulatus (Macquart), Aedes (Finlaya) rubithorax (Macquart), Aedes (Ochlerotatus) albirostris (Macquart), new synonymy and a new species from New Zealand. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 85(1): 107-116.
Belkin, J. N. (1968). Mosquito studies (Diptera, Culicidae). VII. The Culicidae of New Zealand. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 3(1): 1-28.
Cane, R. P. and Disbury, M. (2010). An addition to the known distribution of New Zealand’s mosquito species (Diptera: Culicidae) from recent surveillance data, 2001-2009. The Weta 40: 14-23. [an official range extension for this species]
Dumbleton, L. J. (1963). Rediscovery of the mosquito Aedes subalbirostris klein and Marks. N. Z. Ent. 3(2): 26-27.
Edwards, F. W. (1924). A synopsis of the adult mosquitos of the Australasian Region. Bulletin of Entomological Research 14: 351-401.
Marks, Elizabeth N. and Nye, E. R. (1963). The subgenus Ochlerotatus in the Australian region (Diptera: Culicidae) VI. The New Zealand species. Trans. R. Soc. N. Z., Zool. 4: 49-60.