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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Efficacy of a new formulation of Bacillus sphaericus 2362 against Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais.
Larvicidal efficacy of some cucurbitaceous plant leaf extracts against Culex quinquefasciatus (Say).
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.
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.
Asclepiadaceae) in controlling Anopheles arabiensis and Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes.
Biology and control of Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae).
Resumen: Se determinaron las diferencias en desarrollo, sobrevivencia y mortalidad de tres poblaciones del mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus procedente de tres pisos termicos del departamento de Cundinamarca: Mosquera (2516 msnm, 15[grados]C), Fusagasuga (1728 msnm, 22[grados]C) y Girardot (269 msnm, 28[grados]C).
The multiple mode of action of pirimiphosmethyl makes this insecticide useful for the control of Culex quinquefasciatus by overcoming resistance mechanisms of other organophosphates (6,7).
Combined pyrethroid and carbamate 'two-in-one' treated mosquito nets: field efficacy against pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus.