genus Culex

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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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Larval habitat characteristics of mosquitoes of the genus Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) in Guilan Province, Iran.
But the insects found in those two cities belong to a subspecies of the genus Culex that is predominantly a bird-biting insect.
TMUV was originally isolated from mosquitoes of the genus Culex, but the disease associated with TMUV infection was not known.
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.
hepperi is one of the three species of the genus Culex (Culex) that breed exclusively in the axils of Eryngium species in Argentina (Casal & Garcia, 1967a; Casal & Garcia, 1967b).
There are those who believe that VT and the "edge" it gives to the infection is relatively unimportant when it comes to mosquitoes like those of the genus Culex, since its eggs hatch immediately following embryonation, in contrast with Aedes eggs which are desiccation resistant (13).
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.