Culiseta

Culiseta

(kū-lis'ē-ta),
A genus of mosquitoes (family Culicidae). They are vectors for various human diseases and those of domestic and wild animals and birds.

Cu·li·se·ta

(kū-li-sē'tă)
A genus of mosquitoes (family Culicidae); vectors for several diseases of humans, domestic and wild animals, and birds.

Culiseta

a genus of mosquitoes, e.g. C. melanura, which act as vectors for equine encephalomyelitis.

Culiseta melanura
transmits American encephalomyelitis virus; does not feed on large mammals but does on water birds.
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torrentium and Culiseta morsitans as possible enzootic vectors of SINV and the generalist mosquitoes Aedes cinereus and Ae.
Activite biologique d'un agoniste non steroidien de l'hormone de mue sur Culiseta longiareolata: analyses morphometrique, biochimique et energetique.
The enzootic cycle of this virus is maintained between birds and mosquitoes (primarily Culiseta melanura) and then transmitted to mammals by mosquitoes that blood feed on both avian and mammalian hosts (NCDPH, 2009).
Developing models for the forage ratios of Culiseta melanura and Culex erraticus using species characteristics for avian hosts.
My First-World problem with itchy bites is laughable, of course, when we consider that some folks have severe allergies to mosquito attacks, and that some of the planet's most virulent diseases are transmitted by our winged female friend Culiseta longiareolata.
2006); novaluron-treated 4th instar larvae of the mosquito Culiseta longiareolata Macquart (Diptera: Culicidae) attained increased carbohydrate content starting from the d-5 post-treatment (Bouaziz et al.
However, the insect you are swatting will most likely be the woodland mosquito (Ochlerotatus cantans) or the relatively large Culiseta annulata, known as the banded mosquito, which, with its penchant for water barrels and dirty water, often plagues towns and cities.
Eastern Equine Culiseta melanura Eastern seaboard, encephalitis (EEE) Gulf Coast, Midwest virus Western Equine Culex tarsalis; also Western U.
Blaustein and Margalit (29) tested the experimental interaction of mosquito larvae, Culiseta longiarolata and immatures of Bufo viridis which largely feed on periphyton may create competition for natural food.
Intraspecific variation in key morphological characters of Culiseta melanura (Diptera: Culicidae).
Insect expert Steve Lane, keeper of natural history at the Herbert Art gallery and Museum in Coventry, said a strain of common mosquito called Culiseta Annulata was probably to blame.