Aedes dorsalis

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  1. Aedes dorsalis females are _-sized
    medium
  2. Aedes dorsalis color = _ to _-yellow
    • whitish
    • tawny
  3. Aedes dorsalis : superficially resembling Aedes
    _
    melanimon
  4. 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.
    melanimon
    • scales
    • vein
    • light
    • dark
  5. Aedes dorsalis generally is
    associated with tidal _ _ and
    with alkaline _ or irrigated _
    inland
    • coastal marshes
    • marshes
    • pastures
  6. 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
    • northeastern
    • Sierra Nevada
    • Owens
    • Colorado
  7. Aedes dorsalis is a major pest species both
    immediately surrounding its _ breeding source and, after periods of dispersal migrations, for quite some distances away
    larval
  8. there is some evidence that Ae. dorsalis is
    involved as a secondary vector for _ and _ in the _
    Valley.
    • WEE
    • CE
    • Central
  9. Adult Ae. dorsalis begin to appear on the tidal marshes in late _
    spring
  10. Aedes dorsalis : Laid _ , eggs are deposited in batches of up to
    #? eggs
    • singly
    • 130
  11. Under ideal conditions, some Ae. dorsalis females may live as long as # months.
    2
  12. Aedes dorsalis : Feeding primarily on large mammals such as _ and _ , females readily take human blood when available and occasionally will feed on birds.
    • horses
    • cattle
  13. Aedes dorsalis:  Biting occurs most often during the _ hours and at
    _ with some blood feeding continuing into the _
    • daylight
    • dusk
    • night
  14. Eggs of many diapausing Aedes species will not _ until they have been exposed to very _ temperatures for periods as long as # months or more.
    • hatch
    • cold
    • 6
  15. _ , a phenomenon in certain
    Aedes mosquitoes species whereby the eggs
    will not hatch until they have gone through
    several months exposed ti very cold
    temperatures.
    Conditioning
  16. Aedes dorsalis : Once conditioned, eggs may hatch immediately when _,
    however, hatching may be blocked by _ _
    • flooded
    • low temperatures
  17. Aedes dorsalis :  can overwinter as _ eggs, which do not hatch until temperatures rise in the _
    • diapausing
    • spring
  18. Aedes dorsalis can pass from egg to biting adult
    in less than # weeks
    2
  19. Aedes dorsalis :  potential of producing #-# generations a year
    8-12
  20. Aedes dorsalis larvae are
    very tolerant of high _
    salinity
  21. Aedes dorsalis :  _ can survive 48 hours after being stranded when a source is
    drained or dries prematurely
    pupae

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Aedes dorsalis
Updated:
2017-04-03 13:56:58
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