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Culiseta annulata
Culiseta annulata, Trawscoed, North Wales, Oct 2015 3 - Flickr - janetgraham84.jpg
Culiseta annulata North Wales
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Culicidae
Genus: Culiseta
C. annulata
Binomial name
Culiseta annulata
(Schrank, 1776)

Culiseta annulata is a species of mosquito in the family Culicidae. It is found in the Palearctic.[1][2][3]


Culiseta annulata overwinters in adult stage. In Northern Europe, females of this species are found in caves from autumn to early spring together with females of genus Culex (Cx. pipiens, Cx. torrentium, and Cx. territans).[4][5]

Source: "Culiseta annulata", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2022, November 25th),

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  1. ^ Fauna Europaea
  2. ^ Bei-Bienko, G.Y. & Steyskal, G.C. (1988) Keys to the Insects of the European Part of the USSR, Volume V: Diptera and Siphonaptera, Parts I, II. Amerind Publishing Co., New Delhi. ISBN 81-205-0080-6 ISBN 81-205-0081-4
  3. ^ P.S. Cranston; C.D. Ramsdale; K.R. Snow; G.B. White (1987). Adults, Larvae, and Pupae of British Mosquitoes (Culicidae) A Key. Freshwater Biological Association. pp. 152 pp. ISBN 0-900386-46-0.
  4. ^ Razygraev, A. V. (2020). "A Comparative Study of Catalase Activity in Culiseta annulata (Schrank) and Culex pipiens L. (Diptera, Culicidae)". Entomological Review. 100 (2): 162–169. doi:10.1134/S0013873820020037. ISSN 1555-6689.
  5. ^ Razygraev, A. V.; Sulesco, T. M. (2020). "The Use of the Bayes Factor for Identification of Culex pipiens and C. torrentium (Diptera: Culicidae) Based on Morphometric Wing Characters". Entomological Review. 100 (2): 220–227. doi:10.1134/S0013873820020104. ISSN 1555-6689.
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