Culex is a genus of mosquitoes, several species of which serve as vectors of one
or more ... Suitable habitats for egg-laying are small bodies of standing fresh
water: puddles, pools, ditches, tin c...
Culex mosquitoes breed in various types of stagnant water. Preferred oviposition
habitats such as rainwater barrels, catch basins, storm drains, and septic tanks ...
World distribution of the southern house mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus Say.
... The cephalothorax color varies with habitat and darkens on the posterior side.
Oct 26, 2005 ... Species Culex pipiens - Northern House Mosquito ... Habitat. Larvae develop in
standing water, often in small containers such as bird baths, ...
The Culex pipiens is very common mosquito in North American urban and
suburban areas. Learn more about the habitat of the house mosquito.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Jan;76(1):95-102. Larval habitat dynamics and
diversity of Culex mosquitoes in rice agro-ecosystem in Mwea, Kenya. Muturi EJ(
This study examined the diversity of Culex mosquito fauna and their larval
habitats at two sites (Murinduko and Kiamachiri) in Mwea, Kenya over a 12-
on humans, and breeding habitat varies for each mosquito ... is the northern
house mosquito (Culex pipiens). ... The larvae of Culex mosquitoes prefer to live
Culex mosquitoes usually lay their eggs at night over a period of time sticking
them ... known, are predators of other mosquito larvae sharing their habitat.
Listed below are the major genera of mosquitoes found in the United States and
some of ... in woodland habitats and stays close there, rather than venturing to
cities. ... Culex mosquitoes prefer the tropics, but there are about a dozen species