Anopheles punctipennis

  1. Anopheles punctipennis (the
    _ _ mosquito)
    woodland malaria
  2. Anopheles punctipennis : _ sized
    medium
  3. Anopheles punctipennis : _ colored
    brown
  4. Anopheles punctipennis : _ palpi
    dark
  5. An. punctipennis : has a wide grey longitudinal stripe on the _
    mesonotum
  6. An. punctipennis : has # pale spots on the forward _margin
    • 2
    • wing
  7. Distinguishing An. punctipennis
    larvae from other California Anopheles larvae
    requires _ examination of the
    placement and branching of _ _  on the
    4th and 5th _ segments.
    • microscopic
    • body hairs
    • abdominal
  8. Anopheles punctipennis is the
    most abundant _ in the _ _
    foothills and _ Ranges
    • anopheline
    • Sierra Nevada
    • Coastal
  9. An. punctipennis : occurs abundantly below # feet
    and has been recorded as far south as _
    County along the coast and in the _
    Mountains
    • 4,000
    • Orange
    • Tehachapi
  10. An. punctipennis : _  inhabit shaded grassy
    pools in cool wooded areas along
    intermittent creeks and permanent rivers.
    larvae
  11. An. punctipennis : Adult females survive winters in _.
    diapause
  12. An. punctipennis : females are aggressive _ and _ feeders
    • day
    • dusk
  13. An. punctipennis : will seldom enter enclosed
    _ to feed
    buildings
  14. An. punctipennis : _ other than
    humans are the principal hosts, but this
    mosquito bites humans frequently enough
    to be regarded as a porch biter and outdoor
    recreational pest.
    animals
  15. An. punctipennis: is susceptible to laboratory infection with _ _ parasites.
    human malaria
  16. In California, An. punctipennis
    was a significant cause of _ in the
    early 1900s in Placer County
    malaria
  17. Problems
    with this species led to one of the first
    mosquito _ _ in the state
    abatement programs
Author
ianquinto
ID
330075
Card Set
Anopheles punctipennis
Description
Anopheles punctipennis
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