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Southern house mosquito

Culex quinquefasciatus

Egg Availability: None - eggs cannot survive overnight transit Larva Availability: Mixed-sex, any instar (roughly sized) Adult Availability: Mixed-sex or single-sex Shipping Containers: Larvae ship in gallon bags of water, adults in cup-cages

Additional Information:

Young larvae are available weekly for Friday delivery, and older larvae are available weekly for Tuesday-Wednesday delivery. This strain was used for some of the early work on Bacillus sphaericus at Virginia Tech. We have used it extensively for internal repellency trials and microbial product bioassays.

NOTE: The California Department of Public Health requires a permit for importation of exotic vectors into California. Please contact us for current requirements/details.

Species information from Benzon Research


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