Short Communications Environment, Ecology


, Volume 38, Issue 12, pp 1498-1499

First online:

Establishment of a colony of the mosquitoCuliseta longiareolata under laboratory conditions

  • Fatma K. AdhamAffiliated withDepartment of Entomology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University

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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.