No Common Name Culex salinarius Coquillett, 1904  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Culicidae   >   Genus Culex   

Description:

Note the thin golden stripes at the bast of each abdominal segment. This character helps separate this species from the Culex pipiens/restuans group. (J. Emm, pers. comm.)

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A Culex salinarius in Harford Co., Maryland (8/22/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex salinarius in Harford Co., Maryland (8/9/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex salinarius in Harford Co., Maryland (6/11/2018). Note the overall brownish color of the thorax, which would be reddish in the Northern House Mosquito. Also note the golden bands at the base of each abdominal segment. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex salinarius in Harford Co., Maryland (11/6/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex salinarius collected in Harford Co., Maryland (6/11/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex salinarius collected in Harford Co., Maryland (8/9/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)


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