Definition of Culex quinquefasciatus

1. Noun. Widespread tropical mosquito that transmits filarial worms.

Exact synonyms: Culex Fatigans
Generic synonyms: Mosquito
Group relationships: Culex, Genus Culex

Lexicographical Neighbors of Culex Quinquefasciatus

Cucurbita pepo melopepo
Cuidad Bolivar
Cuisenaire rod
Cuisenaire rods
Culcita dubia
Culex fatigans
Culex pipiens
Culex quinquefasciatus (current term)
Culicoides austeni
Culicoides furens
Culicoides milnei
Culicoides variipennis
Culiseta melanura
Cullen's sign
Cullen skink
Culp pyeloplasty
Cultural Revolution
Culver's physic

Literary usage of Culex quinquefasciatus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Insects and Human Welfare: An Account of the More Important Relations of by Charles Thomas Brues (1920)
"The same Culex quinquefasciatus has been shown to be at least partly responsible for the transmission of a parasitic disease of the tropics known as ..."

2. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"Graham (1903) fed Culex quinquefasciatus Say (fatigans Wiedemann), on dengue patients and claimed to have found his organism in the mosquitoes up to the ..."

3. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... which is present in the peripheral blood during the first four days of the disease, that it could be transmitted mechanically by Culex quinquefasciatus, ..."

4. An Introduction to the Practice of Preventive Medicine by John Gerald Fitzgerald, Peter Gillespie, Harry Mill Lancaster (1922)
"Mode of Transmission Graham, in 1902, ascertained that a species of mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus, conveys infection. Since that time, other species of ..."

5. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"... calopus or Stegomyia fasciata; the latter is the species better known under the names Culex quinquefasciatus and Culex ..."

6. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
"Culex quinquefasciatus Say. C. fatigans Wiedemann. Theobald, 1905, Mosquitoes of Jamaica, p. 27. Jamaica, (Theobald). Culex atratus Theobald. ..."

7. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"Apparently any stagnant fresh water, from the clearest to the vilest, affords a good breeding place for Culex quinquefasciatus. ..."

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