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House mosquito - Culex pipiens (Linnaeus, 1758)


House mosquito - Culex pipiens
House mosquito - Culex pipiens
Culex pipiens
Culex pipiens

Culex (Culex) pipiens
Subspecies5
Common namesHouse mosquito, Common house mosquito, Northern house mosquito
German namesGemeine Stechmücke, Nördliche Hausmücke, Hausmücke, Kleine Hausmücke
Dutch namesSteekmug, Gewone steekmug
Danish namesLille kældemyg
Finnish namesLintuhyttynen
Swedish namesSydlig husmygga
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain), Ireland), Germany, Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia, Montenegro), Bosnia and Herzegovina))
Asia
Far East (East Asia (China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea (South Korea))), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Cyprus, Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Iraq, Saudi Arabia)), Central Asia (Tajikistan), South Asia (Pakistan)
Caucasus
Georgia
Russia
Oceania
Australasia
Australia
Melanesia
New Caledonia
Africa
Central Africa
Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Congo
East Africa
Kenya, Indian Ocean islands (Madagascar, Comoro Islands (Comoros)), Ethiopia, Rwanda
North Africa
Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco
West Africa
Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Mauritania
Southern Africa
Republic South Africa
America
South America
Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay
North America
Mexico, USA (Florida, California, Texas, New Hampshire), Canada (Alberta, Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan)
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Greater Antilles (Puerto Rico)))


Ecozones: Palaearctic, Nearctic

Distribution by Synonymus:
Culex molestus   Brazil
Culex varioannulatus   China, Mexico
Aedes pallens   Florida, Texas
Culex varioannulatus   Korea
CountriesAlgeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China, Comoros, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom, Uruguay
Distr. infoAquatic Insect
Links and ReferencesCulex pipiens in faunaeur.org
Culex pipiens in dyntaxa.se
Culex pipiens in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. House mosquito - Culex pipiens
2. Culex pipiens
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
SubfamilyCulicinae
TribeCulicini
GenusCulex
SubgenusCulex
Speciespipiens
Culex pipiens
House mosquito, Common house mosquito, Northern house mosquito
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Aedes pallens
Culex agilis
Culex azoriensis
Culex bicolor
Culex bifurcatus
Culex calcitrans
Culex calloti
Culex ciliaris
Culex comitatus
Culex consobrinus
Culex dipseticus
Culex disjunctus
Culex doliorum
Culex erectus
Culex fasciatus
Culex longefurcatus
Culex luteus
Culex marginalis
Culex melanorhinus
Culex meridionalis
Culex molestus
Culex osakensis
Culex pallens
Culex pallipes
Culex phytophagus
Culex pipines
Culex rufinus
Culex rufus
Culex thoracicus
Culex torridus
Culex trifurcatus
Culex unistriatus
Culex varioannulatus
 
Subspecies
Culex pipiens fatigans
Culex pipiens molestus
Culex pipiens pallens
Culex pipiens pipiens
Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus
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