International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Veterinary and Animal Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021


Gross Anatomy of an Adult Culex Mosquito

Dr. J. Violet Beaulah


Abstract: Mosquitoes are responsible for the transmission of various dreadful diseases. Culex is a carrier of viral encephalitis, filiariasis, these mosquitoes are hardy and are able to survive extreme conditions. Culex mosquito is probably the most abundant house mosquito in towns and cities of the tropical countries. Since Culex mosquito is very common and the dreadful disease caused by this mosquito is important to know the anatomy in order to differentiate with other species. Scaling patterns on the dorsal and lateral sides of the thorax and the abdominal segments are helpful in identification of Culex mosquitoes. Other anatomical features were also discussed.


Keywords: culex mosquito, gross Anatomy


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021,


Pages: 109 - 112


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Dr. J. Violet Beaulah, "Gross Anatomy of an Adult Culex Mosquito", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21629121734, Volume 10 Issue 7, July 2021, 109 - 112

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