Species: Aedes cataphylla

Importance:

Not of major importance in the state because of its rarity.

Biology:

Overwinters in the egg stage. Larval habitats include grassy pools along river banks, and roadside pools.

Identifying Characteristics:

Pointed abdomen, no leg banding, pale scales on wing confined to base and anterior part of wings.

Distribution Map:

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Mosquito and Vector Surveillance Program

MSU Extension - Department of Animal and Range Sciences

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172900
Bozeman, MT 50717-2900

Tel: (406) 994-7981
E-mail:
mrolston@montana.edu
Location: Marsh Labs, Room 59

Veterinary Entomology Research Associate:

Marni Rolston

Professor Emeritus of Veterinary Entomology:

Dr. Greg Johnson

Affiliate:

Dr. Grant Hokit (Carroll College)