Culex Linnaeus 1758 (mosquito)

Insecta - Diptera - Culicidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Culicinae according to A. Pielowska et al. 2018

See also Carpenter 1992, Cockerell 1921, Fabricius 1775, Geoffroy 1762, Latreille 1796, Latreille 1802, Linnaeus 1758, Linnaeus 1761, Linnaeus 1767, Müller 1764, Müller 1776, Schaeffer 1766, Scopoli 1763, Scudder 1877 and Sublette 1969

Sister taxa: Aedini, Anopheles, Coquillettidia, Culisetini, Ochlerotatus

Subtaxa: Culex annulirostris Culex damnatorum Culex erikae Culex flavus Culex malariager Culex protorhinus Culex vectensis Culex winchesteri

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), French Polynesia (1)

• Blancan of United States (1: Texas)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (3)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (2: Colorado, Wyoming)

Total: 15 collections including 16 occurrences

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