Culicine mosquitoes as vectors of disease

Other Names:
Common house mosquitoes

Culicine mosquitoes are members of one of the largest genera of medically important mosquitoes. They are biting pests and vectors of disease, with worldwide distribution. In particular they transmit various forms of virus encephalitis, mainly diseases of domestic and wild animals, but they also occur in epidemic form in man.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
30.09.2019 – 18:05 CEST