Species: Aedes implicatus

Importance:

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

Biology:

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

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)