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Culex pipiens  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 126488

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Culex consobrinus Robineau-Desvoidy, 1827
 
  Common Name(s): northern house mosquito [English]
 
    maringouin domestique [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderDiptera  – mosca, mosquito, gnats, mosquitoes, true flies  
                                  SuborderNematocera  – long-horned flies  
                                     InfraorderCulicomorpha   
                                        FamilyCulicidae Meigen, 1818 – mosquitoes, maringouins, moustiques  
                                           SubfamilyCulicinae Meigen, 1818  
                                              TribeCulicini Meigen, 1818  
                                                 GenusCulex Linnaeus, 1758 – Typical Mosquito  
                                                    SubgenusCulex (Culex) Linnaeus, 1758  
                                                       SpeciesCulex pipiens Linnaeus, 1758 – northern house mosquito, maringouin domestique  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Subspecies Culex pipiens pallens Coquillett, 1898  
                                                          Subspecies Culex pipiens pipiens Linnaeus, 1758  
       

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  Source: Common names of Insects in Canada, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: Entomological Society of Canada / société d'entomologie du Canada   
  Reference for: northern house mosquito[English], maringouin domestique [French]   
       
  Source: Mosquito Taxonomic Inventory, 16 Jun 2021, website (version 16 Jun '21)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Harbach, R. E. 2021. Mosquito Taxonomic Inventory, http://mosquito-taxonomic-inventory.info/, accessed on 25 Jun 2021   
  Reference for: Culex pipiens   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Culex pipiens   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Culex pipiens   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Australia  
    Caribbean  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    Oceania  
    South America  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Central Pacific Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

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