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Table 3 The terminology used for wing venation since 1938 [25] is given

From: Key to the females of Afrotropical Anopheles mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)

 Evans [25]Gillies & De Meillon [3]; Gillies & Coetzee [2]Snodgrass [29]Harbach & Knight [22]McAlpine [30]Cumming & Wood [24]
CostaCostaCostaCostaCostaCostaCosta
Sub-costaSub-costaSub-costaSub-costaSub-costaSub-costaSub-costa
11st vein1st veinR1—1st veinR1—radius-oneR1—anterior radiusR1—anterior radius
22.1—2nd vein upper branch
2.2—2nd vein lower branch
2nd vein upper branch
2nd vein lower branch
R2—2nd vein upper branch
R3—2nd vein lower branch
R2—radius-two
R3—radius-three
R2+3—stem of vein
R2—upper branch of 2nd radius
R3—lower branch of 2nd radius
R2+3—2nd branch of radius
R2—upper branch of 2nd radius
R3—lower branch of 2nd radius
R2+3—2nd branch of radius
33rd vein3rd veinR4+5—3rd veinR4+5—radius-four-plus-fiveR4+5—3rd branch of radiusR4+5—3rd branch of radius
44.1—4th vein upper branch
4.2—4th vein lower branch
4th vein upper branch
4th vein lower branch
M1+2—4th vein upper branch
M3—4th vein lower branch
M—stem of vein
M1—media-one
M2—media-two
M1+2—stem of vein
M1—1st branch of media
M2—2nd branch of media
M1—1st branch of media
M2—2nd branch of media
55.1—5th vein upper branch
5.2—5th vein lower branch
5th vein upper branch
5th vein lower branch
Cu1—5th vein upper branch
Cu2—5th vein lower branch
Cu—stem of vein
M3+4—media-three-plus-four
CuA—cubitus anterior
M—stem of vein
CuA1—1st branch of anterior cubital
CuA2—2nd branch of anterior cubital
M3+4—3rd + 4th branch of media
CuA—anterior cubital
66th vein6th veinA—anal vein1A—anal veinA1—anal veinCuP—posterior cubital