genus Culex


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Related to genus Culex: Culex pipiens
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Noun1.genus Culex - type genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surfacegenus Culex - type genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surface
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
common mosquito, Culex pipiens - common house mosquito
Culex fatigans, Culex quinquefasciatus - widespread tropical mosquito that transmits filarial worms
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The known vectors for human malaria belong to the genus Anophele, whereas the bird malaria vector is harbored by the genus Culex. It has been reported that Plasmodium falciparum results in the death of more children each year than any other single infectious agent (Murray et al., 2008).
Blood feeding patterns of potential arbovirus vectors of the genus Culex targeting ectothermic hosts.
The mosquito has long filament thin legs and dappled wings; she's of the genus Culex (Cx) the only insect capable of harboring the diseases in animals and humans.
Larval habitat characteristics of mosquitoes of the genus Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) in Guilan Province, Iran.
The population structure, dispersal capabilities, and systematics of mosquitoes in the genus Culex (Culicidae: Culicinae: Culicini) from the Sonoran Desert of North America are poorly known.
The virus was found in a type of mosquito, from the genus Culex, that is predominantly a bird-biting insect, so the risk of human infection is low.
Six species each belonging to genus Culex and Anopheles, two species to genus Aedes and one species each to genus Armigeres and genus Mansonia were collected.
A number of flying insects such as the hover fly Eristalis tanax, the Golden caddis fly Stenophylax permistus, the herald moth Scoliopteryx libatrix, and mosquitoes of the genus Culex commonly use underground chambers as over-wintering sites (Chapman 1993).
The virus is most commonly transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Culex (Brooks and others 2001).
Dixinae, Chaoborinae and Culicinae, tribes Anophelini, Toxorhynchitini and Culicini (Genus Culex only).