Aedes (Och.) atropalpus


  • (Coquillett)
  • 1902d:292 (M, F; as Culex)
  • Plummers Island, Montgomery Co., Maryland, United States (USNM)


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Canada, Italy, United States


  • None


The larvae may be found throughout the summer in overflow pools in rockholes along mountain streams and occasionally in rain-filled rockholes well removed from the stream. The females of Aedes atropalpus are rather persistent biters and are frequently annoying near rocky streams. (Carpenter and LaCasse 1955:254)

Medical Importance

Not yet available


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