Species: Aedes implicatus


This species is considered a forest species and is not numerous enough to be of much importance in the state.


This species overwinters in the egg stage. Larvae are found in temporary pools and are among the first to appear in the spring.

Identifying Characteristics:

Pointed abdomen, no leg banding, scales on mesokatepisternum (largest sclerite on the side of the body) do not extend to the anterior angle, proboscis and palpi dark scaled.

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)