culex culex  /ˈkju lɛks/

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  • (n) type genus of the Culicidae: widespread genus of mosquitoes distinguished by holding the body parallel to the resting surface

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  • Mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile Virus in Harris County

    HOUSTON—Mosquito control has confirmed that a Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile Virus in Harris County, Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services reported.   The positive sample was collected from a mosquito trapping site in northeast Harris County, with the ZIP Code 77346. This is the first confirmed mosquito sample in Harris County this year that ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

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