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Golden Saltmarsh Mosquito - Ochlerotatus sollicitans - female

Golden Saltmarsh Mosquito - Ochlerotatus sollicitans - Female
Audubon Trail, Dauphin Island, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
July 28, 2012
Size: ~10mm
I bet I wasn't the only one from the gathering that saw (or worse, was bitten by) one of these. I might be the only one that took a picture of one though. Determination is mine based on this Identification Guide
to Adult Mosquitoes in Mississippi
and from the guide page here.


Good Find!
You've just added a new mosquito for Alabama. I have found 6 species, but none as cool as this one.

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