Aedes (Och.) serratus


  • (Theobald)
  • 1901a:45 (M*, F*; as Culex)
  • Type-loc: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (BM)


SpeciesMap  SpeciesMap

Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela


  • mathisi Neveu-Lemaire
    • 1902b:13 (F*; Culex)
    • Type-loc: Cunani, Amapa, Brazil (NE)
  • meridionalis Dyar and Knab
    • 1906d:195 (L*)
    • Type-loc: Las Loras, near Puntarenas, Costa Rica (USNM)


Serratus is a woodland, coastal species of floodwater mosquito which readily bites man. (Guimaraes, Gentile and Lopes 2000a:14, 2000b:25)

Medical Importance

[Not yet available]

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini » Aedes » Ochlerotatus
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


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