Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Ochlerotatus

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_4112

Subgenus of the mosquito genus Aedes containing most Nearctic and Palaearctic species of the genus. It is the most widely distributed subgenus of Aedes, i.e., A. scapularis and A. taeniorhynchus belonging to this subgenus.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany