No Common Name Psorophora ferox Humboldt, 1819  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Culicidae   >   Genus Psorophora   

Description:

The last two segments of the hind legs of this medium to large mosquito are white (like it's wearing boots). This character in conjunction with an indefinite pattern of golden scales on a dark thorax are diagnostic for this species. (J. Emm, pers. comm.)

There are 24 records in the project database.

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A Psorophora ferox in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/4/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A couple Psorophora ferox collected in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/14/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

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

A Psorophora ferox in Harford Co., Maryland (6/9/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Psorophora ferox in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/1/2018). The last two segments of the hind legs of this medium-large mosquito are white (like it's wearing boots). This character in conjunction with an indefinite pattern of golden scales on a dark thorax are diagnostic for this species. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Psorophora ferox that has just taken a full blood meal in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/5/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A male Psorophora ferox in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/11/2011). Determined by Josh Emm/BugGuide. Photo by Philip Brody. (MBP list)

A Psorophora ferox in Harford Co., Maryland (8/6/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Psorophora ferox collected during the Horn Point Bioblitz in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/8/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Psorophora ferox in Harford Co., Maryland (9/12/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Psorophora ferox in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/30/2018). Verified by Josh Emm/BugGuide. Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

A Psorophora ferox in Howard Co., Maryland (7/17/2018). Determined by Josh Emm/BugGuide. Photo by Kurt Schwarz. (MBP list)

A Psorophora ferox resting ironically on a mosquito control hat in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/4/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)


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