Culex quinquefasciatus

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  1. Culex quinquefasciatus : This species is indistinguishable from Culex _ using morphological characters except those of
    the _ _
    • pipiens
    • male genitalia
  2. Culex quinquefasciatus are _ sized
    medium
  3. Culex quinquefasciatus are _ colored
    brown
  4. Culex quinquefasciatus _-scaled unbanded _
    and an unbanded _
    • dark
    • legs
    • proboscis
  5. Culex quinquefasciatus larvae have head hairs # and # usually with # or more branches
    • 5
    • 6
    • 5
  6. Culex quinquefasciatus have moderately
    long siphon tube bearing four _ with the _ tuft out of line
    • tufts
    • subapical
  7. Culex quinquefasciatus is widely distributed throughout the state south of the _ Range.
    Tehachapi
  8. Culex quinquefasciatus do not survive winters as _ females
    diapausing
  9. Cx quinquefasciatus do
    not occur in the _ climates occupied by Cx. _
    • cold
    • pipiens
  10. Cx. quinquefasciatus  females do spend periods of cold weather in a
    short _ state
    inactive
  11. Cx. quinquefasciatus : Larval sources generally are in permanent or semi-permanent, foul, or _ waters such as
    fish ponds, cesspools, septic tanks, catch basins, improperly maintained swimming pools, and dairy drains.
    polluted
  12. Cx. quinquefasciatus : Eggs
    are deposited _ , in rafts containing #-# eggs
    • on the surface of the water
    • 120-200
  13. Cx. quinquefasciatus : Females feed mainly in
    _ , spending the daylight hours resting in _
    • the evening/night
    • cold, dark, humid, places
  14. Cx. quinquefasciatus : _ are the principal
    blood meal source for this species. However, they will attack _ and invade _ to annoy the occupants.
    • birds
    • humans
    • homes
  15. Culex quinquefasciatus has been found infected with _ in
    California, but its role in the natural transmission of these viruses is considered to be secondary to that of Culex
    _
    • SLE, WEE, WNV
    • tarsalis
  16. in _ environments, Culex quinquefasciatus may be the primary _
    vector. Culex quinquefasciatus is also a probable vector of _ _
    • urban
    • WNV
    • dog heartworm

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Culex quinquefasciatus
Updated:
2017-04-03 14:18:15
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