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Aedes aegypti - The Yellow Fever Mosquito - Rutgers
http://www-rci.rutgers.edu/~insects/sp5.htm

Anopheles crucians - Virginia Mosquito Control Association
http://www.mosquito-va.org/anopheles__crucians.htm

Anopheles quadrimaculatus - The "Quads" or Common Malaria Mosquito - Rutgers
http://www-rci.rutgers.edu/~insects/sp3.htm

Coquillettidia perturbans - Cattail Mosquito - Virginia Mosquito Control Association
http://www.mosquito-va.org/coquillettidia_perturbans.htm

Culex nigripalpus - Florida SLE mosquito - Univ. Florida
http://creatures.ifas.ufl.edu/aquatic/FL_sle_mosquito.htm

Culex restuans - Rutgers
http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~insects/rest.htm

Ochlerotatus (=Aedes) sollicitans - Eastern Saltmarsh Mosquito - Rutgers
http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~insects/sp7.htm

Ochlerotatus (=Aedes) triseriatus - "Tris" or The Eastern Treehole Mosquito
http://www-rci.rutgers.edu/~insects/sp9.htm

Tris females can also pass the LAC virus on through the eggs to the next generation thus providing an overwintering mechanism the for virus. Male Tris infected by the transovarial route can, in turn, infect females with the virus during mating, a kind of "mosquito venereal disease."

Psorophora columbiae - Dark Ricefield Mosquito - Rutgers
http://www-rci.rutgers.edu/~insects/sp4.htm


19 May 2005 Mike Quinn  entomike@gmail.comTexas Entomology