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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Subregions: Bonin Islands, Nansei Islands (Ryukyu Islands)
Taxonomy for Culicidae (Mosquitoes) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 622 families, 8913 genera, 33214 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 618 families, 8893 genera, 33189 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 593 families, 8777 genera, 32839 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 398 families, 7391 genera, 29369 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Diptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (True flies) - Systematics
 107 families, 1479 genera, 6513 species
Tree
Suborder
Japan
Nematocera (Latreille, 1825) (Long-horned flies)
 31 families, 487 genera, 2830 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Japan
Culicomorpha (Hennig, 1948) (Mosquitoes and Midges)
 7 families, 192 genera, 1232 species
Tree
Superfamily
Japan
Culicoidea (Meigen, 1818)
 3 families, 21 genera, 128 species
Tree
Family
Japan
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) (Mosquitoes) - Systematics
 18 genera, 113 species
Site
Tree
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Genera277    worldwide
Species7.365    worldwide
Common namesMosquitoes
German namesStechmücken
Dutch namesSteekmuggen
Danish namesStikmyg
Finnish namesHyttyset
Norwegian namesStikkemygg
Swedish namesStickmyggor
Spanish namesZancudos, Mosquitos
AuthorMeigen, 1818
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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesCulicidae in bie.ala.org.au
Culicidae in faunaeur.org
Culicidae in itis.gov
Culicidae in dyntaxa.se
Culicidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Culicidae in Japan
Species with ANext  
Aedes akkeshiensis (Tanaka, 1998)Info
Aedes albolateralis (Theobald, 1908)Info
Aedes albopicta (Skuse, 1894)Info
Aedes albopictus -> Stegomyia albopictaAsian tiger mosquitoInfo
Aedes amamiensis (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1979)Info
Aedes bekkui (Mogi, 1977)Info
Aedes christophersi (Edwards, 1922)Info
Aedes daisetsuzanus -> Aedes impigerInfo
Aedes daitensis (Miyagi & Toma, 1980)Info
Aedes esoensis (Yamada, 1921)Info
Aedes flavopictus (Yamada, 1921)Info
Aedes galloisi (Yamada, 1921)Info
Aedes hakusanensis (Yamaguti & Tamaboko, 1954)Info
Aedes hatorii (Yamada, 1921)Info
Aedes hexodontus (Dyar, 1916)Woodland floodwater mosquitoInfo
Aedes hokkaidensis -> Aedes hexodontusInfo
Aedes impiger (Walker, 1848)Info
Aedes ishigakiensis -> Verrallina nobukonisInfo
Aedes japonicus (Theobald, 1901)Info
Aedes japonicus japonicus ()Info
Aedes koreicoides (Sasa, Kano & Hayashi, 1950)Info
Aedes koreicus (Edwards, 1917)Info
Aedes miyarai (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1979)Info
Aedes nipponicus (Lacasse & Yamaguti, 1948)Info
Aedes nippononiveus (Sasa & Nakahasi, 1952)Info
Aedes nishikawai (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1979)Info
Aedes oreophilus (Edwards, 1916)Info
Aedes rossicus (Dolbeskin, Gorickaja & Mitrofanova, 1930)Info
Aedes sasai (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1975)Info
Aedes savoryi (Bohart, 1956)Info
Aedes taiwanus (Lien, 1968)Info
Aedes togoi (Theobald, 1907)Info
Aedes vexans -> Aedimorphus vexansVexans mosquitoInfo
Aedes wadai (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1979)Info
Aedes watasei (Yamada, 1921)Info
Aedes yaeyamensis (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1979)Info
Aedes yamadai (Sasa, Kano & Takahasi, 1950)Info
Aedimorphus vexans (Meigen, 1830)Info
Anopheles engarensis (Kanda & Oguma, 1978)Info
Anopheles gibbinsi (Evans, 1935)Info
Anopheles hyrcanus (Pallas, 1771)Info
Anopheles japonicus (Yamada, 1918)Info
Anopheles koreicus (Yamada & Watanabe, 1918)Info
Anopheles lesteri (Baisas & Hu, 1936)Info
Anopheles lindesayi (Giles, 1900)Info
Anopheles omorii (Sakakibara, 1959)Info
Anopheles sinensis (Wiedemann, 1828)Western cherry fruit flyInfo
Anopheles sineroides (Yamada, 1924)Info
Armigeres obturbans (Walker, 1859)Info
Armigeres subalbatus (Coquillett, 1898)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Coquillettidia ochracea (Theobald, 1903)Info
Culex bicornutus (Theobald, 1910)Info
Culex bitaeniorhynchus (Giles, 1901)Info
Culex boninensis (Bohart, 1957)Info
Culex cinctellus (Edwards, 1922)Info
Culex fuscocephala (Theobald, 1907)Info
Culex gelidus (Theobald, 1901)Frosty mosquitoInfo
Culex hayashii (Yamada, 1917)Info
Culex inatomii (Kamimura & Wada, 1974)Info
Culex infantulus (Edwards, 1922)Info
Culex jenseni (De Meijere, 1910)Info
Culex kyotoensis (Yamaguti & Lacasse, 1952)Info
Culex mimeticus (Noe, 1899)Info
Culex modestus (Ficalbi, 1890)Info
Culex nigropunctatus (Edwards, 1926)Info
Culex okinawae (Bohart, 1953)Info
Culex orientalis (Edwards, 1921)Info
Culex pallidothorax (Theobald, 1905)Info
Culex pipiens (Linnaeus, 1758)House mosquitoSite
Culex pipiens pipiens (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Culex pseudovishnui (Colless, 1957)Info
Culex rubensis (Sasa & Takahashi, 1948)Info
Culex rubithoracis (Leicester, 1908)Info
Culex ryukyensis (Bohart, 1946)Info
Culex ryukyuanus (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1979)Info
Culex sasai (Kano, Nitahara & Awaya, 1954)Info
Culex sinensis (Theobald, 1903)Info
Culex sitiens (Wiedemann, 1828)Saltmarsh culexInfo
Culex tanajcus -> Culex modestusInfo
Culex tritaeniorhynchus (Giles, 1901)Info
Culex tuberis (Bohart, 1946)Info
Culex vagans (Wiedemann, 1828)Info
Culex varioannulatus -> Culex pipiensInfo
Culex vishnui (Theobald, 1901)Info
Culex whitmorei (Giles, 1904)Info
Culiseta kanayamensis (Yamada, 1932)Info
Culiseta nipponica (Lacasse & Yamaguti, 1950)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Ficalbia ichiromiyagii (Toma & Higa, 2004)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heizmannia kana (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1979)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lutzia fuscana (Wiedemann, 1820)Info
Lutzia halifaxii (Theobald, 1903)Info
Lutzia shinonagai (Johnson, 1895)Info
Lutzia vorax (Bellardi, 1859)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus ()Info
Ochlerotatus stimulans (Walker, 1848)Woodland mosquitoInfo
Orthopodomyia anopheloides (Giles, 1903)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stegomyia albopicta (Skuse, 1894)Asian Tiger MosquitoInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Topomyia yanbarensis (Miyagi, 1976)Info
Toxorhynchites christophi (Portschinsky, 1884)Info
Toxorhynchites okinawensis (Toma, Miyagi & Tanaka, 1990)Info
Toxorhynchites towadensis (Matsumara, 1916)Info
Toxorhynchites yamadai (Ouchi, 1939)Info
Tripteroides bambusa (Yamada, 1917)Info
Tripteroides yaeyamensis (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1979)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uranotaenia bimaculata -> Uranotaenia nigromaculataInfo
Uranotaenia nigromaculata (Edwards, 1941)Info
Uranotaenia ohamai (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1975)Info
Uranotaenia ryukyuana (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1979)Info
Uranotaenia yaeyamana (Tanaka, Mizusawa & Saugstad, 1975)Info
Species with VBack  Top
Verrallina atriisimilis (Tanaka & Mizusawa, 1973)Info
Verrallina iriomotensis (Tanaka & Mizusawa, 1973)Info
Verrallina nobukonis (Yamada, 1932)Info
Verrallina uniformis (Theobald, 1910)Info
113 Species in Culicidae for Japan listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderDiptera
True flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Flies
SuborderNematocera
Long-horned flies, Mosquitoes
InfraorderCulicomorpha
Mosquitoes and Midges
SuperfamilyCulicoidea
FamilyCulicidae
Mosquitoes
AuthorMeigen, 1818

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