Toxorhynchites


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Toxorhynchites

A genus of mosquitoes, which includes the largest known mosquito (the elephant mosquito), that do not consume blood, but rather subsist on carbohydrate-rich nutrients such as honeydew melon, or the saps and juices from damaged plants, refuse, fruit and nectar.
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Influencia das larvas predadoras (Toxorhynchites sp., Limatus durhamii e Culex bigoti) sobre a populacao de larvas de Culex quinquefasciatus e Culex eduardoi.
Aedes aegypti survival in the presence of Toxorhynchites violaceus (Diptera: Culicidae) fourth instar larvae.
Culex nigripalpus Culex quinquefasciatus Culex salinarius Culiseta inornata Deinocerites mathesoni Mansonia titillans Toxorhynchites rutilus septentrionalis Uranotaenia spp.
Ocorrencia de Haemagogus (Conopostegus) leucocelaenus (Dyar & Shannon) e Toxorhynchites (Lynchiella) theobaldi (Dyar & Knab) em ocos de arvore em capao de mata, Curitiba, Parana, Brasil.
Harbach has a soft spot for the Toxorhynchites genus, which have a convenient penchant for eating Aedes aegypti larvae.
A total of 43 mosquito taxa were collected from PHP NBCA in 9 genera (Aedes, Anopheles, Culex, Heizmannia, Mansonia, Orthopodomyia, Topomyia, Toxorhynchites, Tripteroides).
Co-infection of wAlbA and wAlbB has not been observed in other mosquito genera, except Aedes and Toxorhynchites (6).
PEST/ XP_001689165.1 Aedes aegypti / XP_001661677.1 Meleagris gallopavo / XP_003201937.1 Acyrthosiphon pisum / NP_001156724.1 Lethocerus deyrollei /BAG12118.1 Culex tarsalis / ADH04225.1 Culex tarsalis / ADH04224.1 Culex tarsalis / ADH04226.1 Culex quinquefasciatus / XP_001843136.1 Culex tarsalis / ADH04227.1 Ochlerotatus atropalpus / AAV31927.1 Toxorhynchites amboinensis / AAV31932.1 Anopheles albimanus / AAV31933.1 Tenebrio molitor/AAU20328.2 Aedes polynesiensis / AAV31926.1 Camponotus floridanus / EFN65337.1 Culex quinquefasciatus / XP_001845697.1 Aedes aegypti / XP_001657619.1 Aedes aegypti / XP_001663499.1 Strongylocentrotus purpuratus / XP_001199485.1 Selenomonas noxia ATCC43541 / ZP 06604478.1 Functional category E value D* Pyropia accession number 1.
Potential for insect transmission of HIV: Experimental exposure of Cimex hemipterus and Toxorhynchites amboinensis to human immunodeficiency virus.
Stephensi an area distribution record and Toxorhynchites species new under description.