Definition of Genus culex
1. Noun. Type genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surface.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Culicidae, Family Culicidae
Member holonyms: Common Mosquito, Culex Pipiens, Culex Fatigans, Culex Quinquefasciatus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Culex
Literary usage of Genus culex
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"It occurs in privies and bites very severely. Genus. Culex, Linnaeus. " Syst. Nat. ... genus culex ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1899)
"The genus culex is extremely common in towns and villages. Mosquitoes of the genus anopheles differ morphologically from those of the genus culex, ..."
3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1901)
"While none but species of the latter genus have so far been proved to be concerned in the transmission of malaria, on the other hand the genus Culex never ..."
4. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1903)
"This is one of the genera formed from the old genus Culex. Its distinguishing mark is the Fig. 5. Male Stegomyia A, Antennae; H, palpi. Fig. 6. ..."
5. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1917)
"All the related species having long palpi in this sex were placed in the genus Culex. This distinction was retained until the year 1906 when the genus was ..."
6. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1909)
"The genus Culex is implicated in dengue. Stegomyia.—This is the most important culicine genus. These are mosquitoes with silver markings. ..."
7. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1909)
"The totally efficient hosts for filariasis (filarial embryos found in thorax and proboscis) are chiefly among the genus Culex. The genera Mansonia and ..."