Culex quinquefasciatus

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Noun1.Culex quinquefasciatus - widespread tropical mosquito that transmits filarial wormsCulex quinquefasciatus - widespread tropical mosquito that transmits filarial worms
mosquito - two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
Culex, 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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Llama la atencion que varias especies del genero Culex tambien son transmisoras de enfermedades como Culex quinquefasciatus (Say, 1823) es vector del virus del Oeste del Nilo, la cual junto con Culex coronator (Dyar y Knab, 1906) transmiten encefalitis, encefalomielitis y meningitis y varios arbovirus en equinos (Reyes-Villanueva et al.
Culex quinquefasciatus is important vector of Brancraftian filariasis in tropical and subtropical regions.
Lethal concentrations ([LC.sub.50] and [LC.sub.95]) of BioUel using early fourth instar larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus at mean room temperature of 25 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C and room photoperiod (n = 25 larvae).
Culex quinquefasciatus Say y Culex corniger Theobald, estan registradas en tres localidades (3, 9, 13) entre 2 000 y 2 327 m en el sistema central (edo.
Larvicidal efficacy of some cucurbitaceous plant leaf extracts against Culex quinquefasciatus (Say).
The most common mosquitoes collected were Culex quinquefasciatus Say (35%), Cx erraticus Dyar and Knab (34%), Cx nigripalpus Theobald (20%), Cx interrogator Dyar and Knab (6%), and Aedes albopictus (3%).
Effect of fenthion treatment on larval densities of insecticide-resistant Culex quinquefasciatus in an urban area of Sri Lanka.
All mosquito pools that have tested positive for WNV were Culex quinquefasciatus.
However, in many tropical and subtropical regions, the most abundant urban mosquito is Culex quinquefasciatus. One experimental study found that Cx.
Abstract: Culex quinquefasciatus cause severe biting nuisance and responsible for the spread of dreadful diseases among human beings.
Mosquito (Culex quinquefasciatus Say) (Diptera: Culicidae) is widely distributed in tropical and sub tropical areas of the world [15].