, Volume 38, Issue 12, pp 1498–1499

Establishment of a colony of the mosquitoCuliseta longiareolata under laboratory conditions

  • Fatma K. Adham
Short Communications Environment, Ecology

DOI: 10.1007/BF01955792

Cite this article as:
Adham, F.K. Experientia (1982) 38: 1498. doi:10.1007/BF01955792


A colony ofCuliseta longiareolata was set up in the laboratory starting with more than 700 larvae and pupae collected from an old well. Procedures for successful establishment of a colony and laboratory maintenance of this mosquito are described.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fatma K. Adham
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  1. 1.Department of Entomology, Faculty of ScienceCairo UniversityGizaEgypt