Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aedes (Ochlerotatus) sierrensis (Ludlow)
Orig. Comb: Taeniorhynchus sierrensis Ludlow 1905
Widespread throughout California and Southern Utah. It is prevalent in the Sierra Nevada foothill.
Treeholes or small containers
Most active in spring, but is a biter in summer and fall
Females feed on the blood of most mammals including humans
A major vector of Dog Heartworm