Culicidae


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Related to Culicidae: Muscidae, Simuliidae, Tabanidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Foram identificadas 48 especies de 636 especimes de Culicidae.
The Culicidae of the Australasian region: Nomenclature, synonymy, literature, distribution, biology and relation to disease.
There are 30 genera in the Culicidae subfamily, but the medically important mosquitoes are Culex, Aedes, Mansonia, and Annigeres (Culex would be important in Europe for West Nile Disease and Avian malaria), while (Aedes would be more important in Tropical countries).
Cases of phoresy in the ischnoceran chewing lice (formerly Mallophaga partim), especially on flies of the families Hippoboscidae and Culicidae, have been well documented and appear to be relatively common occurrences (e.
Professor Butt said: "Mosquitoes are small, midge-like flies in the family Culicidae.
Greenwalt speculated that the blood might have been from a bird, as the prehistoric mosquito looks similar to a modern one from the genus Culicidae, which likes to feed on birds as well.
This was due to the appearance in August of prey in the families Anisopodidae, Culicidae, Mycetophilidae, and Psychodidae, as well as the absence of Empididae and Ceratopogonidae.
Prey taxon Immature Female Male Unidentified prey items 1 2 Diptera, Nematocera 2 1 Diptera, Culicidae 1 Diptera, Eristalis sp.
The vector intermediate host is one of a variety of mosquitoes, including, but not limited to, Aedes, Culex, Anopheles, and Culicidae species.
In this study, we are interested in the direct and indirect effects of this product on the most abundant species of Culicidae in Algeria: Culex pipiens.