Scientific Names for Mosquitoes?


The scientific name for mosquito is Culicidae. It is a true insect, and has six legs. The species of the mosquito has over 3500 different kinds that are divided into three different subfamilies.
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The Mosquito is from the family Culicidae. There are about 3,100 species of mosquito so far discovered. Genera of mosquito include: Aedes. Anopheles. Culex. Toxorhynchetes.
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The scientific name of the mosquito hawk or night hawk is Chordeiles minor. It is known in some areas as the "bullbat. report this answer. Updated on Thursday, February 02 2012
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Diptera
Mosquitoes are holometabolous insects and therefore grow through an egg, larva, pupa to adult stage. The larvae and pupae are aquatic, the adults are free flying. At 80° F the larva goes through four larval instars in about 4 days... More »
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