NLM Logo

Culicidae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Culicidae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.712.500.875
Unique ID
D009033
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009033
Annotation
do not confuse with CULICOIDES see CERATOPOGONIDAE; for killing Culicidae with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES; mosquito bites = CULICIDAE or specific genus (IM) + INSECT BITES AND STINGS (IM)
Scope Note
A family of the order DIPTERA that comprises the mosquitoes. The larval stages are aquatic, and the adults can be recognized by the characteristic WINGS, ANIMAL venation, the scales along the wing veins, and the long proboscis. Many species are of particular medical importance.
Entry Term(s)
Mosquitoes
Mosquitos
Registry Number
txid7157
Public MeSH Note
95; was MOSQUITOES 1963-94
Online Note
use CULICIDAE to search MOSQUITOES 1966-94
History Note
95; was MOSQUITOES 1963-94
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Culicidae Preferred
page delivered in 0.162s