Species: Aedes cataphylla


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


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

Location: Marsh Labs, Room 59

Veterinary Entomology Research Associate:

Marni Rolston

Professor Emeritus of Veterinary Entomology:

Dr. Greg Johnson


Dr. Grant Hokit (Carroll College)