Occurrence of Culex (Melanoconion) erraticus (Diptera: Culicidae) in California.

B. B. Lothrop, R. P. Meyer, William Reisen, H. Lothrop

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Culex erraticus is added to the 52 currently recognized mosquito species from California. Four females and one male were collected in a CO2 trap on August 29, 1994, at the Imperial Wildlife Refuge, Wister Unit, Imperial County, CA. Additional specimens were collected on October 24, and larval habitats were located on October 31, 1994. Possible routes of introduction are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)367-368
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Mosquito Control Association
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 1995
Externally publishedYes

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  • Insect Science


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