Taxon profile


Culex Linnaeus, 1758

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Included taxa

Number of records: 60

subgenus Acalleomyia Leicester, 1908
subgenus Acallyntrum Stone, 1948
subgenus Aedinus Lutz, 1905
subgenus Afroculex Danilov, 1989
subgenus Allimanta Casal & Garcia, 1968
subgenus Anoedioporpa Dyar, 1923
subgenus Barraudius Edwards, 1921
subgenus Belkinomyia Adames & Galindo, 1973
subgenus Cacoculex Dyar, 1918
subgenus Carrollia Lutz, 1905
subgenus Culex Linnaeus, 1758
subgenus Culiciomyia Theobald, 1907
subgenus Eumelanomyia Theobald, 1909
subgenus Kitzmilleria Danilov, 1989
subgenus Lasiosiphon Kirkpatrick, 1925
subgenus Lophoceraomyia Theobald, 1905
subgenus Maillotia Theobald, 1907
subgenus Melanoconion Theobald, 1903
subgenus Micraedes Coquillett, 1905
subgenus Microculex Theobald, 1907
subgenus Neoculex Dyar, 1905
subgenus Oculeomyia Theobald, 1907
subgenus Phenacomyia Harbach & Peyton, 1992
subgenus Phytotelmatomyia Rossi & Harbach, 2008
subgenus Sirivanakarnius Tanaka
subgenus Tinolestes Coquillett, 1905

Unplaced taxa

species Culex arbieeni Salem, 1938
species Culex automartus Root, 1927
species Culex deserticola Kirkpatrick, 1925
species Culex flochi Duret, 1969
species Culex morio Fabricius, 1775
species Culex nigrimacula Lane & Whitman, 1943
species Culex ocellatus Theobald, 1903
species Culex opisthopus Komp, 1926
species Culex punctiscapularis Floch & Abonnenc, 1946
species Culex romeroi Surcouf & Gonzalez-Rincones, 1912

Fossil taxa

species Culex fossilis Brodie, 1845
species Culex proavitus Scudder, 1877

Nomina dubia dub.

species Culex aikenii Aiken & Rowland, 1906 dub.
species Culex americanus Neveu-Lemaire, 1902 dub.
species Culex barkerii (Theobald, 1907) dub.
species Culex bernardi (Borel, 1926) dub.
species Culex chrysothorax (Peryassu, 1908) dub.
species Culex decorator Dyar & Knab, 1906 dub.
species Culex epirus Aiken, 1909 dub.
species Culex fasciolatus (Lutz in Bourroul, 1904) dub.
species Culex gravitator Dyar & Knab, 1906 dub.
species Culex humilis Theobald, 1901 dub.
species Culex lugens Lutz, 1905 dub.
species Culex maculatus Von Humboldt, 1819 dub.
species Culex microtaeniata Theobald, 1911 dub.
species Culex mindanaoensis Baisas, 1935 dub.
species Culex nigricorpus (Theobald, 1901) dub.
species Culex novaeguineae Evenhuis, 1989 dub.
species Culex oblita Lynch Arribalzaga, 1891 dub.
species Culex pallipes Robineau-Desvoidy, 1827 dub.
species Culex suborientalis Baisas, 1938 dub.
species Culex ventralis Walker, 1865 dub.
species Culex virgultus Theobald, 1901 dub.
species Culex vulgaris Linnaeus, 1792 dub.

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extinct taxon

dub. nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application