Culex pipiens s.l. (complex)
This complex contains both Culex pipiens pipiens (northern house mosquito) and Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (southern house mosquito). Culex pipiens can carry a number of different diseases, including West Nile virus, Rift Valley fever and Sindbis virus. It is also a primary vector of periodic Wuchereria bancrofti filariasis.
Stagnant water, shaded or unshaded