genus Culex


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Related to genus Culex: Culex pipiens
  • noun

Synonyms for genus Culex

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

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Classification within the cosmopolitan genus Culex (Diptera: Culicidae): The foundation for molecular systematics and phylogenetic research.
The most abundant mosquitoes trapped were of the genus Culex.
taeniopus (18) are members of the Spissipes section of the subgenus Melanoconion within the genus Culex (37).
Our results indicated that, similar to other parts of the world, mosquitoes in the genus Culex are anticipated to be the principal enzootic mosquito hosts of WNV in California.
In Africa, southern Europe, and western Asia, WNV has been enzootic for many years, with isolations from >40 mosquito species, most in the genus Culex (5,6).
Since mosquitoes of the genus Culex are the principal maintenance vectors in the Old World, not surprisingly, Cx.
those that had taken a blood meal and were searching for a site to lay eggs) of the genus Culex.
Investigations in Africa, Europe, and Asia (16) have mostly incriminated bird-feeding species, predominantly of the genus Culex spp.