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culicine

 [ku´lĭ-sin, ku´lĭ-sīn]
1. any member of the genus Culex or related genera.
2. pertaining to, involving, or affecting mosquitoes of the genus Culex or related species.

culicine

/cu·li·cine/ (ku´lĭ-sin) (ku´lĭ-sīn)
1. a member of the genus Culex or related genera.
2. pertaining to, involving, or affecting mosquitoes of the genus Culex or related species.

culicine

adjective Referring to mosquitoes of the family Culidae, which includes genuses Aedes and Culex.

culicine

1. any member of the genus Culex or related genera.
2. pertaining to, involving, or affecting mosquitoes of the genus Culex or related species.
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Mosquito abundance generally declined over the years, with culicines remaining dominant throughout the study period (Table 1).
Effects of organic enrichment on temporal distribution and abundance of culicine egg rafts.
In contrast to most insect groups, the chromosome number of culicine mosquitoes, consisting of approximately 2500 species, is essentially invariant (2N = 6) (Rai et al.
tritaenorhynchus, possible vector of Japanese encephalitis (Barnett, 1976) and also vector of West Nile Virus in Pakistan and India (Pieris and Amerasinghe, 1994) was observed to be the second most abundant culicine species.
Collected mosquitoes were identified morphologically using the keys of Edwards (26) for culicines, and Gillies & Coetzee (27) for anophelines.
Handbook to the Afrotropical toxorhynchytine and culicine mosquitoes excepting Aedes and Culex.
Dengue is an acute contagious disease, sourced by single stranded RNA virus, imparted generally by bites of Culicine mosquitoes of genus Aedes, principally, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Pontes et al.
Transmission cycles for these viruses have been little studied, but most isolates have been from culicine and anopheline mosquitoes, and mammals are considered the primary amplifying hosts.
Ammonium sulphate fertiliser increases larval populations of Anopheles arabiensis and culicine mosquitoes in rice fields.