No Common Name Psorophora howardii Coquillett, 1901    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Culicidae   >   Genus Psorophora   

Description:

The combination of all dark-scaled wings, large size, and a dark thorax with silvery scaling along the side help to distinguish this species from others in this genus. (J. Emm, pers. comm.)

There are 8 records in the project database.

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A Psorophora howardii in Harford Co., Maryland (8/12/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Psorophora howardii in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/31/2018). Determined by Josh Emm/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A Psorophora howardii in Talbot Co., Maryland (6/6/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Psorophora howardii in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/5/2018). Long palpi, about half the length of the proboscis, thoracic pattern, and less shaggy-legged appearance separate this species from the Gallinipper. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Psorophora howardii in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/5/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Psorophora howardii found dead in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/1/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Psorophora howardii in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/13/2006). Determined by Omar Fahmy/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)


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