Culex (Cux.) gelidus
- 1901a:20 (F*)
- Selangor, Malaya (BM)
Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
- Theobald 1901a:22 (F*; as var.). Type-loc: Taipang, Perak, Malaya and Quilon, Travancore, India (BM)
- Theobald 1907:374 (M; Meucomyia; as var.)
- Type-loc: India and Sarawak, [Borneo] (BM)
Larvae are found in a variety of temporary and semi-permanent ground water habitats such as pools, puddles and small streams. Larvae are also occassionally found in artifical containers such as barrels and water tanks
Possible vector of Japanese B encephalitis in Malaysia and Thailand (Bram 1967).
Adult Stage, detail images:
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