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Species Culex pipiens - Northern House Mosquito

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The Mosquitoes of Canada
By D.M. Wood, P.T. Dang, and R.A. Ellis
Canadian Government Publishing Services, 1979
Very comprehensive volume, with both ID keys, species descriptions, range data, references, and diagrams of larvae and adults. Full text Online:

Mosquitoes of North America (North of Mexico)
By Stanley J. Carpenter, Walter J. Lacasse
Univ of California Pr, 1974
This book has some of the best diagrams of adult female mosquitoes that have been done. Another book out of press and sorely in need of reissue.
This book is a great companion to Darsie and Ward(1) and you usually find photocopies of the plates in evidence wherever adult mosquitoes are identified.

Mosquito Fauna of North America
By Satyu Yamaguti and Walter LaCasse
Office of the Surgeon, HQ Japan Logistical Command, 1953
This series has some great diagrams and very detailed information that is still very relevant. You won't find anything this detailed still in press.

Keys to the Adult Females and Fourth Instar Larvae of the Mosquitoes of Florida
By Richard F. Darsie and Charlie D. Morris
E.O. Painter Printing Company, 2000
Good, simple keys for ID'ing Florida mosquitoes. Spiral bound and durable cover. County by county collection info included.

Identification And Geographical Distribution Of The Mosquitoes: Of North America, North Of Mexico
By Richard F., Jr. Darsie, RONALD A. WARD, Chien C. Chang, Taina Litwak
University Press of Florida, 2004

Mosquito: A Natural History of Our Most Persistent and Deadly Foe
By Andrew Spielman, Sc.D., Michael D'Antonio
Hyperion Press, 2001

Monographs of the Diptera of North America
By Hermann Loew
Smithsonian Institution, Volume 6, 1862
View Monograph here

Catalogue of American Nycteribiidae (Diptera, Hippoboscoidea)
By Gustavo Graciolli, AnalĂ­a G. Autino & Guillermo L. Claps
Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 51(2): 142-159, 2007

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