Culicidae


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Related to Culicidae: Muscidae, Simuliidae, Tabanidae
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Noun1.Culicidae - mosquitoesCulicidae - mosquitoes        
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Nematocera, suborder Nematocera - mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies
mosquito - two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
wiggler, wriggler - larva of a mosquito
Aedes, genus Aedes - yellow-fever mosquitos
Anopheles, genus Anopheles - malaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae
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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Micro-environmental features associated to container-dwelling mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in an urban cemetery of the Dominican Republic
The spermatheca is present in all orders of insect and generally, there is one spermatheca per individual, although in Rhodnius prolixus (Hemiptera, Reduviidae) and representatives of Culicidae and Caliphoridae (Diptera) have been reported multiple spermathecae with different morphologies (Pascini and Martins, 2017).
The study, 'First detection of Anopheles stephensi Liston, 1901 (Diptera: culicidae) in Ethiopia using molecular and morphological approaches' -- published in Acta Tropica, an international journal on infectious diseases added that more studies are needed to determine how effective Anopheles stephensi is in delivering a single-celled parasite that can trigger different forms of malaria.
In Mexico, Aedes aegypti (L.) and Aedes albopictus Skuse (both Diptera: Culicidae) are the main vectors of vector-borne diseases.
Genetic characterization of Spondweni and Zika viruses and susceptibility of geographically distinct strains of Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) to Spondweni virus.
Sivrisinekler; Diptera takimi, Nematocera alttakimi ve Culicidae ailesi icerisinde yer almaktadir (1).
Southern house mosquito, Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae), is most common agent for transferring a mass of pathogens i.e., West Nile Virus (WNV), avian pox virus (APV) etc.
Diversity of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) attracted to human subjects in rubber plantations, secondary forests, and villages in Luang Prabang Province, Northern Lao PDR.
Water having larvae was shifted to the entomology laboratory of the Institute of Public Health (IPH), Lahore, for identification using a key, 'A Catalogue of the Mosquitoes of the World (Diptera, Culicidae).18 Water devoid of any larvae in ovitrap was thrown.