Culex tarsalis


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Cu·lex tar·sa·'lis

a mosquito species that is an important vector of St. Louis and Western equine encephalomyelitis viruses in horses, birds, and humans.
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Characterization of factors mediating oviposition site choice by Culex tarsalis. J Am Mosq Control Assoc.
Temporal variation in the susceptibility of a semi-isolated population of Culex tarsalis to oral infection with Western equine-encephalomyelitis and St.
Indirect effects of the mosquito fish Gambusia affinis on the mosquito Culex tarsalis. Limnol Ocenogr 1990; 35(3): 767-71.
Effect of temperature of extrinsic incubation on the vector competence of Culex tarsalis for western equine encephalomyeltis virus.
These are reference WEEV USA strains (Imperial and Kern) obtained from Culex tarsalis mosquitoes.
Documented arbovirus activity was high in the Sacramento Valley in California based on isolates of WEE virus from Culex tarsalis mosquitoes and serologic conversions in sentinel chicken flocks; however, no cases were reported in humans or domestic animals.
On July 14, population of Culex tarsalis, an important vector of western equine encephalitis, were at extremely high levels (176 Cx.
Effects of temperature on the transmission of West Nile virus by Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae).
The absence of WEE cases in the outbreak is especially perplexing because SLE and WEE are transmitted by Culex tarsalis mosquitoes in the rural West and share a similar summer amplification cycle involving birds [1,3,4,8].
Collections were processed on a chill table and the light trap index (LTI) was calculated for each week as the number of trapped Culex tarsalis mosquitoes per trap night.
Bionomics and ecology of Culex tarsalis and other potential mosquito vector species.
Impact of aerial spraying of pyrethrin insecticide on Culex pipiens and Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae) abundance and West Nile virus infection rates in an urban/suburban area of Sacramento County, California.