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Mosquito Species

The following 43 mosquito species list contains the species found in West Nile positive* mosquito pools in the United States since 1999.

* from which West Nile virus isolated, West Nile RNA detected, or West Nile antigen detected using a variety of diagnostic tests. Data was obtained by CDC field investigations or were reported by state surveillance programs to ArboNet as of 08/23/03.

Aedes species
  • Aedes albopictus
  • Aedes cinereus
  • Aedes aegypti
  • Aedes vexans
Anopheles species
  • Anopheles barberi
  • Anopheles punctipennis
  • Anopheles walkeri
  • Anopheles atropos
  • Anopheles quadrimaculatus
  • Anopheles crucians/bradleyi
Coquillettidia species
  • Coquillettidia perturbans
 
Culiseta species
  • Culiseta inornata
  • Culiseta melanura
Culex species
  • Culex erraticus
  • Culex quinquefasciatus
  • Culex tarsalis
  • Culex pipiens
  • Culex nigripalpus
  • Culex restuans
  • Culex territans
  • Culex salinarius
Deinocerites species
  • Deinocerites cancer
 
Ochlerotatus species
  • Ochlerotatus atropalpus
  • Ochlerotatus cantator
  • Ochlerotatus infirmatus
  • Ochlerotatus sollicitans
  • Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus
  • Ochlerotatus canadensis
  • Ochlerotatus provocans
  • Ochlerotatus trivittatus
  • Ochlerotatus atlanticus/tormentor
  • Ochlerotatus dorsalis
  • Ochlerotatus japonicus
  • Ochlerotatus sticticus
  • Ochlerotatus triseriatus
  • Ochlerotatus fitchii
  • Ochlerotatus stimulans
Orthopodomyia species
  • Orthopodomyia signifera
 
Psorophora species
  • Psorophora ciliata
  • Psorophora columbiae
  • Psorophora ferox
  • Psorophora howardii
Uranotaenia species
  • Uranotaenia sapphirina