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Aedes dorsalis females are _-sized
Aedes dorsalis color = _ to _-yellow
Aedes dorsalis : superficially resembling Aedes
Aedes dorsalis vs melanimon : are
separable by the color of the _ on the
anal wing _ ; most of the anal wing vein
scales are _ in Ae. dorsalis and _ in Ae.
Aedes dorsalis generally is
associated with tidal _ _ and
with alkaline _ or irrigated _
- coastal marshes
Aedes dorsalis : in California, it occurs abundantly along _ _ , in the north_ counties, on the eastern slope of the _ _ , in the _ Valley and along the _ River.
- the coast
- Sierra Nevada
Aedes dorsalis is a major pest species both
immediately surrounding its _ breeding source and, after periods of dispersal migrations, for quite some distances away
there is some evidence that Ae. dorsalis is
involved as a secondary vector for _ and _ in the _
Adult Ae. dorsalis begin to appear on the tidal marshes in late _
Aedes dorsalis : Laid _ , eggs are deposited in batches of up to
Under ideal conditions, some Ae. dorsalis females may live as long as # months.
Aedes dorsalis : Feeding primarily on large mammals such as _ and _ , females readily take human blood when available and occasionally will feed on birds.
Aedes dorsalis: Biting occurs most often during the _ hours and at
_ with some blood feeding continuing into the _
Eggs of many diapausing Aedes species will not _ until they have been exposed to very _ temperatures for periods as long as # months or more.
_ , a phenomenon in certain
Aedes mosquitoes species whereby the eggs
will not hatch until they have gone through
several months exposed ti very cold
Aedes dorsalis : Once conditioned, eggs may hatch immediately when _,
however, hatching may be blocked by _ _
Aedes dorsalis : can overwinter as _ eggs, which do not hatch until temperatures rise in the _
Aedes dorsalis can pass from egg to biting adult
in less than # weeks
Aedes dorsalis : potential of producing #-# generations a year
Aedes dorsalis larvae are
very tolerant of high _
Aedes dorsalis : _ can survive 48 hours after being stranded when a source is
drained or dries prematurely