Vexans Mosquito Aedes vexans (Meigen, 1830)  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Culicidae   >   Genus Aedes   

Description:

Abdominal patterning is very helpful in determining this species. Notice how the white bands are constricted towards the middle. (J. Emm, pers. comm.)

There are 19 records in the project database.

GAAL WAFRCLMO HOBA BCHA CEPGAA CVCHSMKEQACNTADO WISOWO 
A Vexans Mosquito in Harford Co., Maryland (8/20/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/27/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/2/2018). Determined by Josh Emm/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito attempting a bloodmeal in Harford Co., Maryland (8/1/2018). Note the shape of the pale bands on the abdomen. This is diagnostic for the Vexans Mosquito. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/25/2017). Determined by Josh Emm/BugGuide. Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito in Harford Co., Maryland (6/1/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito in Harford Co., Maryland (7/2/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A male Vexans Mosquito in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/4/2018). Determined by Josh Emm. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito in Harford Co., Maryland (6/8/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito in Harford Co., Maryland (7/16/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/1/2018). Abdominal patterning is very helpful in determining this species. Notice how the white bands are constricted towards the middle. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito collected in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/1/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Vexans Mosquito found during the Horn Point BioBlitz in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/8/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)


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