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Culex  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 126455

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Culex peus Speiser, 1904
    Culex decorator Dyar and Knab, 1906
  Common Name(s): Typical Mosquito [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderDiptera  – mosca, mosquito, gnats, mosquitoes, true flies  
                                  SuborderNematocera  – long-horned flies  
                                        FamilyCulicidae Meigen, 1818 – mosquitoes, maringouins, moustiques  
                                           SubfamilyCulicinae Meigen, 1818  
                                              TribeCulicini Meigen, 1818  
                                                 GenusCulex Linnaeus, 1758 – Typical Mosquito  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Acalleomyia) Leicester, 1908  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Acallyntrum) Stone and Penn, 1948  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Aedinus) Lutz, 1904  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Afroculex) Danilov, 1989  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Allimanta) Casal and García, 1968  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Anoedioporpa) Dyar, 1923  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Barraudius) Edwards, 1921  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Belkinomyia) Adames and Galindo, 1973  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Carrollia) Lutz, 1905  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Culex) Linnaeus, 1758  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Culiciomyia) Theobald, 1907  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Eumelanomyia) Theobald, 1909  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Kitzmilleria) Danilov, 1989  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Lasiosiphon) Kirkpatrick, 1925  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Lophoceraomyia) Theobald, 1905  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Maillotia) Theobald, 1907  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Melanoconion) Theobald, 1903  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Micraedes) Coquillett, 1906  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Microculex) Theobald, 1907  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Neoculex) Dyar, 1905  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Nicaromyia) González Broche and Rodríguez R., 2001  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Oculeomyia) Theobald, 1907  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Phenacomyia) Harbach and Peyton, 1992  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Phytotelmatomyia) Rossi and Harbach, 2008  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Sirivanakarnius) Tanaka, 2004  
                                                    Subgenus Culex (Tinolestes) Coquillett, 1906  
                                                  GenusCulex Linnaeus, 1758 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                                    Species Culex cairnsensis (Taylor, 1919)  
                                                    Species Culex flochi Duret, 1969  
                                                    Species Culex inornatus (Theobald, 1905)  
                                                    Species Culex nigrimacula Lane and Whitman, 1943  
                                                    Species Culex ocellatus Theobald, 1903  
                                                    Species Culex punctiscapularis Floch and Abonnenc, 1946  
                                                    Species Culex romeroi Surcouf and Gonzalez-Rincones, 1912  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Mosquito Taxonomic Inventory, 16 Jun 2021, website (version 16 Jun '21)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Harbach, R. E. 2021. Mosquito Taxonomic Inventory,, accessed on 25 Jun 2021   
  Reference for: Culex   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Culex   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilkerson, Richard C., Yvonne-Marie Linton and Daniel Strickman  
  Publication Date: 2021   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mosquitoes of the World, vol. 1 and 2   
  Page(s): ix + 1308   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9781421438146   
  Reference for: Culex   

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