New distribution records and range extensions of mosquitoes in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory

Daniel A. H. Peach, Lisa M. Poirier

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We report the first records of Aedes euedes Howard, Dyar, and Knab, and Coquillettidia perturbans (Walker) from Canada’s Yukon Territory, and the first record of Ae. decticus Howard, Dyar, and Knab from British Columbia. We also report range extensions in northern BC for the western treehole mosquito, Aedes sierrensis (Ludlow), the common house mosquito, Culex pipiens L., and the cool weather mosquito Culiseta incidens (Thomson).

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Aedes decticus, Aedes euedes, Coquitllettidia perturbans, Culex pipiens, mosquito distribution

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