A Mosquito Culex (Melanoconion) pilosus (Dyar and Knab) (Insecta: Diptera: Culicidae) (EENY521/IN930)

Figure 2.  Adult female Culex (Melanoconion) pilosus, a mosquito. This small, dark mosquito tends to feed on reptiles and amphibians. It is found in the southeastern United States and many countries in Central America and South America. This 3-page fact sheet was written by Diana Vork and C. Roxanne Connelly, and published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, April 2012.