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Mosquito Species of Middlesex County


There are 63 different species of mosquitoes recorded in New Jersey and currently 43 species are sampled & recognized in Middlesex County. Those preceded with an asterisk (*) indicates a presence in Middlesex County.

Genus Aedes
  1. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) abserratus (Felt and Young)
  2. *Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus - see also second account and Morphological Comparisons with certain other Aedes
  3. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) atlanticus Dyar and Knab
  4. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) atropalpus (Coquillett) - see also second account and Morphological Comparisons with certain other Aedes
  5. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) aurifer (Coquillett)
  6. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) canadensis canadensis (Theobald)
  7. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) cantator (Coquillet)
  8. *Aedes (Aedes) cinereus Meigen
  9. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) communis (De Geer)
  10. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) dorsalis (Meigen)
  11. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) dupreei (Coquillet)
  12. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) excrucians (Walker)
  13. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) fitchii (Felt and Young)
  14. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) flavescens (Miller)
  15. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) grossbecki Dyar and Knab
  16. Aedes (Protomacleaya) hendersoni Cockerell
  17. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) implicatus Vockeroth
  18. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) infirmatus Dyar and Knab
  19. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) intrudens Dyar
  20. *Aedes (Finlaya) japonicus japonicus - 1998. See also Morph Comparisons with certain other Aedes
  21. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) mitchellae (Dyar)
  22. Aedes (Rusticoides) provocans (Walker)
  23. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) punctor (Kirby)
  24. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) sollicitans (Walker)
  25. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) spencerii spencerii (Theobald)
  26. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) sticticus (Meigen)
  27. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) stimulans (Walker)
  28. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) taeniorhynchus (Say)
  29. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) thibaulti Dyar and Knab - see also second account
  30. *Aedes (Protomacleaya) triseriatus (Say) - see also second account and Morph Comparisons with certain other Aedes
  31. *Aedes (Ochlerotatus) trivittatus (Coquillet)
  32. *Aedes (Aedimorphus) vexans (Anopheles MergenMeigen) - see also second account
Genus Anopheles Meigen
  1. Anopheles (Anopheles) atropos Dyar and Knab
  2. *Anopheles (Anopheles) barberi Couillett
  3. *Anopheles (Anopheles) bradleyi King
  4. *Anopheles (Anopheles) crucians Weidemann
  5. Anopheles (Anopheles) earlei Vargas
  6. *Anopheles (Anopheles) punctipennis (Say)
  7. *Anopheles (Anopheles) quadrimaculatus Say
  8. *Anopheles (Anopheles) walkeri Theobald
Genus Culex Linnaeus
Genus Culiseta Felt
  1. *Culiseta (Culicella) inornata (Williston)
  2. *Culiseta (Climacura) melanura (Coquillett)
  3. Culiseta (Culicella) minnesotae Barr
  4. *Culiseta (Culicella) morsitans (Theobald)
Genus Coquilletidia Dyar
Genus Orthopodomyia Theobald
  1. Orthopodomyia (Orthopodomyia) alba Baker
  2. *Orthopodomyia (Orthopodomyia) signifera (Coquillett)
Genus Psorophora Robineau-Desvoidy
  1. *Psorophora (Psorophora) ciliata (Fabricius)
  2. *Psorophora (Grabhamia) columbiae (Dyar and Knab)
  3. Psorophora (Janthinosoma) cyanescens (Coquillett)
  4. Psorophora (Grabhamia) discolor (Coquillett)
  5. *Psorophora (Janthinosoma) ferox (von Humboldt)
  6. *Psorophora (Psorophora) howardii Coquillett
  7. Psorophora (Janthinosoma) mathesoni Belkin and Heinemann
Genus Toxorhynchites Theobald
Genus Uranotaenia Lynch-Arribalzaga
Genus Wyeomyia Theobald

This page was last updated on March 9, 2020.

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