Systematic Catalog of Culicidae
Thomas V. Gaffigan, Richard C. Wilkerson, James E. Pecor, Judith A. Stoffer and Thomas Anderson
Compiled and maintained by the Walter
Reed Biosystematics Unit (WRBU), Division of Entomology, Walter Reed
Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. This
work was performed under a Memorandum of Understanding between WRAIR
and the Smithsonian Institution, with institutional support provided
How to use this catalog
The home page provides many options for accessing the mosquito systematic
- You may pick a genus or genera, subgenus or subgenera and/or country,
countries or continent from the lists in the “Genera and Subgenera” and/or “Geographical Locations” windows on the home page. To select more than one: PC: Hold [Control d] & Click; Mac: Hold [Command] & Click. Then click on the “Search” button to send your query.
- The “Advanced Search” allows you to search by generic, subgeneric or species name. You may also search by country or type locality.
- The “Taxonomic Table” is a list of genera
and subgenera in alphabetical order. Clicking any of these links will
generate a browser page from the database. This page can be saved
by your browser for future reference.
Mosquito Classification Comparison is currently under construction, so please bear with us. Classification of Tribe Aedini is being modified to reflect recommendations found in: Wiley, E. O., and B. S. Liebermann. 2011. Phylogenetic Systematics. Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second ed. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, New Jersey and Vences, M., J. M. Guayasamin, A. Miralles, and I. de la Riva. 2013. To name or not to name: Criteria to promote economy of change in Linnaean classification schemes. Zootaxa 3636: 201-244.