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wa mosquito - Ochlerotatus japonicus - female

wa mosquito - Ochlerotatus japonicus - Female
Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA
June 6, 2011

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wa mosquito - Ochlerotatus japonicus - female wa mosquito - Ochlerotatus japonicus - female

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Looks like Ochlerotatus togoi. Did you find this near the ocean?

 
near the ocean
It depends on what you mean by that. It was on the side of my house. We are approximately 10 miles from Puget Sound.

 
I will get back to you on thi
I will get back to you on this. Maybe I am missing something obvious.

 
Or female - Ochlerotatus togoi
with a possible range extension. Hmm... I hope you can solve it now that it's proving to be interesting.

 
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I think what you have here is Bugguide's first Ochlerotatus japonicus from the West Coast. Shows how up to date I am. It was reported for King County in 2001, and by 2003 was in Pierce and Snohomish Counties. Kinda caught me by surprise! I did not know they were out here!

 
Ochlerotatus japonicus
Thanks Sean!

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