Culex quinquefasciatus


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Culex quinquefasciatus

mosquito species that could serve as a vector of Wuchereria bancrofti, if this filarial infection were introduced into the U.S.
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Culex quinquefasciatus

Mosquito common in the tropics and subtropics; the most important intermediate host of Wuchereria bancrofti.
See also: Culex
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Table 3 provides the considerable larval and pupal mortality of Culex quinquefasciatus (I to IV instars) after the treatment of methanolic extract of Clerodendron inerme leaf extract at different concentrations (20 to 100 ppm).
Improving efficacy of box gravid traps for collecting Culex quinquefasciatus. J Vector Ecol.
Culex quinquefasciatus is responsible for the transmission of encephalitis, filariasis and west nile in many parts of the world (Shahi et al., 2010).
Table 1: Toxicities of wood vinegar against on mosquito larvae (Culex quinquefasciatus Say) by topical application method Treatment % Mortality 24 hour 48 hour 72 hour df 1.
Abstract: The differences in development time, survival, mortality and life expectancy were determined for three populations of the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus from three temperature zones in the Cundinamarca department of Colombia: Mosquera (2516 m, 15[degrees]C), Fusagasuga (1728 m, 22[degrees]C) and Girardot (269 m, 33[degrees]C).
Malathion and pyrethroid resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus from Cuba: efficacy of pirimiphos-methyl in the presence of at least three resistance mechanisms.
Mosquito larvicidal activity of mangrove plant extracts and synergistic activity of Rhizophora apiculata with pyrethrum against Culex quinquefasciatus. Int.
(Euphorbiaceae) leaf extract against the malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi, dengue vector, Aedes aegypti and Bancroftian filariasis vector, Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Experimental hut evaluation of bednets treated with an organophosphate (chlorpyrifos-methyl) or a pyrethroid (lambdacyhalothrin) alone and in combination against insecticide-resistant Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes.
This study was undertaken to evaluate the larvicidal and emergence inhibition activities of the azadirachtin based formulation against Anopheles stephensi, Culex quinquefasciatus and Aedes aegypti, the vectors of malaria, filariasis and dengue, respectively with the perspective of its potential use in integrated vector management (IVM) programme to reduce the impact of synthetic chemical insecticides in the aquatic environment.
Experience of an entomological analysis of the breeding sites of Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus in Cali, Colombia
negundo, Nerrium oleander and seeds of Syzygium jambolanum on different instars of Culex quinquefasciatus and An.