Aedes (Fin.) togoi

Author

Distribution

SpeciesMap  SpeciesMap

Cambodia, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, South, Malaysia, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, contiguous lower 48

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Larvae are common in coastal regions. Larvae usually occur in tidal pools or rock pools of salt and brackish water, also occasionally in containers with fresh water. Females readily bite man throughout the day (Tanaka, Mizusawa and Saugstad 1979).

Medical Importance

Possible vector of Brugia malayi, Wuchereria bancrofti, Dirofilaria immitis and Japanese encephalitis (Tanaka, Mizusawa and Saugstad 1979).

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini » Tanakaius
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References

LARVA  PUPA

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