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Synonyms for Culex

type genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surface

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In Pakistan three main groups of mosquitoes belonging to the genera, Culex, Anopheles, and Aedes predominates.
Scientists choose Culex over manual sampling because it delivers better data, which leads to better decision-making," said Candace Rohde-Johnson, director of BASi's Instruments Division.
Among the aqueous extracts of fruits, leaves and bark, the aqueous extract of bark was proved to be more toxic and an efficient larvicidal against Culex quinquefasciatus.
citratus exhibited various degrees of larvicidal efficacy against Culex quinquefasciatus.
Lead author Nick Golding said, 'It is unclear how long Culex modestus has been breeding in the UK - the new specimens were found during field studies in 2010 and 2011 - but it seems likely that the species has arrived fairly recently.
Most of the mosquitoes currently out in full force are not of the Culex tarsalis variety, which is the primary carrier for the West Nile virus, said Simon Wilkins, integrated pest management co-ordinator for the city.
The ovipositional response of many Culex to the presence of Aedes albopictus larvae has not been determined, although such information could be useful for understanding the role of interspecies interaction in containers.
Efficacy of a new formulation of Bacillus sphaericus 2362 against Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais.
UTMB's biosafety level 3 laboratories contributed significantly to its data on West Nile virus by allowing researchers to safely infect Culex mosquitoes with West Nile virus and then extract genetic material that provided information on the mosquitoes' response to the virus.
MDA alone may not be able to interrupt LF transmission in area of Culex transmission of LF due to their high vectorial efficiancy (8).
Por otra parte, se observa como en ocho de las trece localidades (61%) estan presentes especies asociadas a fitotelmata (subgeneros Microculex de Culex, Nunezia de Wyeomyia, Kerteszia de Anopheles y el genero Runchomyia, en las localidades 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, mientras que el 39% de estas localidades (2, 3, 4, 9, 12 y 13) lo representan especies que se desarrollan en otro tipo de ambiente (charcas, recipientes artificiales, etc.
The subgenus Anoedioporpa Dyar of Culex is recorded for the first time in Quintana Roo State; thus, Cx.
Japanese encephalitis is a viral disease and is transmitted by female mosquitoes, mainly belonging to Culex tritaeniorhynchus, Culex vishnui and Culex pseudovishnui group.
I describe here an application of a video technique used to study the behavioural time budgets of the larvae of three mosquito species, namely Aedes albopictus, Culex pipiens and Anopheles stephensi.
About half of the world's burden of LF is transmitted by Culex species and in India 98% of LF parasite is transmitted by Cx.