Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (Linnaeus), female Description In populated areas, Aedes aegypti breeds in waste tires, flower pots, trash cans — almost any container that holds water. [...]
Glyptotendipes paripes (Edwards), male Description Members of the Chironomidae family, these non-biting midges can pose serious nuisance problems when they emerge in vast numbers. Closely related to [...]
Aedes (Empihals) vigilax (Skuse), female Description Although it breeds primarily in coastal areas (some have been collected from rock holes and freshwater ground pools), Aedes vigilax [...]
Anopheles maculipennis s.l. (complex) Description As a potential vector for malaria in Europe, Anopheles maculipennis is of critical importance to public health programs on the [...]
Aedes (Protomacleaya) triseriatus (Say), female Description Found primarily in the eastern U.S., Aedes triseriatus is considered a vector of West Nile virus and the main vector [...]
Culex pipiens s.l. (complex) Description This complex contains both Culex pipiens pipiens (northern house mosquito) and Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (southern house mosquito). Culex pipiens can [...]
Aedes (Ochlerotatus) caspius (Pallas), female Description Common in Atlantic and Mediterranean coastal areas, Aedes caspius is a seaside mosquito that readily breeds in inland salt marshes [...]
Coquillettidia (Coquillettidia) perturbans (Walker), female   Description Also known as the “cattail mosquito,” Coquillettidia perturbans is a vector of the Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) in [...]
Simulium jenningsi Malloch, female Description Swarms of Simulium can make outdoor activities nearly impossible. Livestock can be affected to the point of refusing to eat. [...]
Aedes (Aedimorphus) vexans (Meigen), female Description Aedes vexans can be found almost anywhere flood waters occur, either from natural flooding or artificial irrigation. Aedes vexans [...]
Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse), female Description Aedes albopictus, an opportunistic container-breeding mosquito, lays eggs in almost anything holding water — natural containers or artificial ones. A [...]
Anopheles (Cellia) gambiae Giles, female Description As a primary vector for malaria, it’s difficult to overestimate the impact this mosquito species has had on humanity. While [...]