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Northern House Mosquito
Culex pipiens Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Culicidae - mosquitoes »  genus Culex »  subgenus Culex

Scientific synonyms

Culex agilis Bigot, 1889
Culex autogenicus Roubaud, 1935
Culex azoriensis Theobald, 1903
Culex berbericus Roubaud, 1935
Culex bicolor Meigen, 1818
Culex bifurcatus Linnaeus, 1758
Culex calcitrans Robineau-Desvoidy, 1827
Culex calloti Rioux & Pech, 1959
Culex comitatus Dyar & Knab, 1909
Culex consobrinus Robineau-Desvoidy, 1827

Other names

= Common house mosquito

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hematophagous

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Culex pipiens molestus Forsskål, 1775
subspecies Culex pipiens pallens Coquillett, 1898
subspecies Culex pipiens pipiens Linnaeus, 1758

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Culex_pipiens]

Pest Information Wiki [http://wiki.pestinfo.org] [as Culex pipiens (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [134988]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Culex pipiens Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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