No Common Name Culex territans Walker, 1856  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Culicidae   >   Genus Culex   

Status:

Uncommon.

Description:

Each abdominal segment of Culex territans has pale apical bands. All other members of the genus Culex in our area have pale basal bands on each abdominal segment.

Relationships:

This species takes its blood meals from reptiles and amphibians and is not known to bite humans.

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A Culex territans in Harford Co., Maryland (8/17/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex territans in Harford Co., Maryland (6/15/2018). The apical bands on each abdominal segment is diagnostic for this species. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex territans in Harford Co., Maryland (6/15/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex territans collected in Harford Co., Maryland (6/8/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex territans collected in Harford Co., Maryland (6/8/2018). Note the pale apical bands on each abdominal segment. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Culex territans collected in Harford Co., Maryland (6/8/2018). Note the pale apical bands on each abdominal segment. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)


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