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  • Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini
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  • Representative species shown here: Aedes vexans
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Name-bearing Type

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Distributed worldwide; known from all faunal regions.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Important References

Included Taxa

For more on taxa, see WRBU's Mosquito Catalog

 

Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage

  • Mosquito generic character
  • Abdomen apex usually, but not always, more or less pointed in females
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Postspiracular setae (PS) nearly always present
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Base of hindcoxa (C-III) usually below base of mesomeron (Msm)
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Mesopostnotal setae (MpnS) usually absent
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Prespiracular setae (PsS) absent
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Wing remigial setae (ReS) absent
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