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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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).
Body size, sexual receptivity and larval cannibalism in relation to protandry among Toxorhynchites mosquitoes.
With respect to Toxorhynchites guadeloupensis it was mentioned as Toxorhynchites guadalupensis by Campos et al.
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.
Acute plasma samples were also inoculated in Toxorhynchites splendens larvae and the presence of virus was xenodiagnosed using immunoflourescent antibody test (12).
Toxorhynchites haemorrhoidalis superbus (Dyar & Knab 1906), nuevo registro para la fauna de Culicidae de Venezuela.