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New Jersey's 63 Mosquito Species

Below is a list of mosquito species sampled in New Jersey. Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti is found but does not overwinter in New Jersey. Links lead to species accounts. Species list updated 25 October 2015.

A distribution map for each species can be found here (PDF).

Genus Aedes

  1. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) abserratus (Felt and Young)
  2. Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse)- see also second account and Morphological Comparisons with certain otherAedes
  3. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) atlanticus Dyar and Knab
  4. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) atropalpus (Coquillett) - see also second account and Morphological Comparisons with certain other Aedes
  5. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) aurifer (Coquillett)
  6. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) canadensis canadensis (Theobald)
  7. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) cantator (Coquillet)
  8. Aedes (Aedes) cinereus Meigen
  9. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) communis (De Geer)
  10. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) dorsalis (Meigen)
  11. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) dupreei (Coquillet)
  12. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) excrucians (Walker)
  13. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) fitchii (Felt and Young)
  14. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) flavescens (Miller)
  15. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) grossbecki Dyar and Knab
  16. Aedes (Protomacleaya) hendersoni Cockerell
  17. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) implicatus Vockeroth
  18. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) infirmatus Dyar and Knab
  19. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) intrudens Dyar
  20. Aedes (Finlaya) japonicus japonicus - 1998. See also Morph Comparisons with certain otherAedes
  21. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) mitchellae (Dyar)
  22. Aedes (Rusticoides) provocans (Walker)
  23. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) punctor (Kirby)
  24. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) sollicitans (Walker)
  25. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) spencerii spencerii (Theobald)
  26. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) sticticus (Meigen)
  27. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) stimulans (Walker)
  28. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) taeniorhynchus (Say)
  29. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) thibaulti Dyar and Knab - see also second account
  30. Aedes (Protomacleaya) triseriatus (Say) - see also second account and Morph Comparisons with certain other Aedes
  31. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) trivittatus (Coquillet)
  32. Aedes (Aedimorphus) vexans (Anopheles MergenMeigen)

Genus Anopheles Meigen

  1. Anopheles (Anopheles) atropos Dyar and Knab
  2. Anopheles (Anopheles) barberi Couillett
  3. Anopheles (Anopheles) bradleyi King
  4. Anopheles (Anopheles) crucians Weidemann
  5. Anopheles (Anopheles) earlei Vargas
  6. Anopheles (Anopheles) punctipennis (Say)
  7. Anopheles (Anopheles) quadrimaculatus Say
  8. Anopheles (Anopheles) walkeri Theobald

Genus Culex Linnaeus

  1. Culex (Culex) erraticus (Dyar and Knab) - see also second account
  2. Culex (Culex) pipiens Linnaeus , inclusive of pipiens and molestus forms- see also second account
  3. Culex (Culex) restuans Theobald
  4. Culex (Culex) salinarius Coquillett - see also second account
  5. Culex (Culex) tarsalis Coquillett - see also second account
  6. Culex (Neoculex) territans Walker

Genus Culiseta Felt

  1. Culiseta (Culicella) inornata (Williston)
  2. Culiseta (Climacura) melanura (Coquillett)
  3. Culiseta (Culicella) minnesotae Barr
  4. Culiseta (Culicella) morsitans (Theobald)

Genus Coquillettidia Dyar

  1. Coquillettidia (Coquillettidia) perturbans (Walker)

Genus Orthopodomyia Theobald

  1. Orthopodomyia (Orthopodomyia) alba Baker
  2. Orthopodomyia (Orthopodomyia) signifera (Coquillett)

Genus Psorophora Robineau-Desvoidy

  1. Psorophora (Psorophora) ciliata (Fabricius)
  2. Psorophora (Grabhamia) columbiae (Dyar and Knab)
  3. Psorophora (Janthinosoma) cyanescens (Coquillett)
  4. Psorophora (Grabhamia) discolor (Coquillett)
  5. Psorophora (Janthinosoma) ferox (von Humboldt)
  6. Psorophora (Psorophora) howardii Coquillett
  7. Psorophora (Janthinosoma) mathesoni Belkin and Heinemann

Genus Toxorhynchites Theobald

  1. Toxorhynchites (Lynchiella) rutilus septentrionalis (Dyar and Knab)

Genus Uranotaenia Lynch- Arribalzaga

  1. Uranotaenia (Uranotaenia) sapphirina (Osten Sacken)

Genus Wyeomyia Theobald

  1. Wyeomyia (Wyeomyia) smithii (Coquillett)