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  • Culicidae » Culicinae » Culisetini
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  • Representative species shown here: Culiseta morsitans
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Name-bearing Type

Distribution

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Most Culiseta species are found in the Palaearctic, Nearctic and Australasian Regions, but some also occur in the Afrotropical and Oriental Regions. While two species are found in Central America, none occur in South America.

Phylogeny

Not yet available.

Bionomics

Not yet available.

Medical Importance

Not yet available.

Important References

Included Taxa

Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage

  • Mosquito generic character
  • Prespiracular setae (PsS) present
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Lower mesepimeral setae (MeSL) present
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Postspiracular area usually without setae or scales
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  • Mosquito generic character
  • Wing remigial setae (ReS) present
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