Canada Mosquito (Woodland Pool Mosquito)

Aedes canadensis (Ochlerotatus canadensis)

General Status Rank: 
Secure
Common Name: 
Canada Mosquito (Woodland Pool Mosquito)
Scientific Name: 
Aedes canadensis (Ochlerotatus canadensis)
Synonyms: 
Ochlerotatus canadensis
Taxonomy
Group: 
Fly (Mosquito)
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Arthropoda
Class: 
Insecta
Order: 
Diptera
Family: 
Culicidae
General Biology
Canada Known Subspecies Count: 
0
Reproduction Frequency Per Year: 
0
Habitat
Any early season transient water, small open pools in sphagnum bog,
References: 
Distribution

Ecozones

Taiga Plains, Taiga Shield, Boreal Plains
References: 

Distribution

2 sites Yellowknife, Norman Wells (B159); Ft Smith (2004, 2013), Yellowknife (2004, 2005), Ft Simpson (2005,2011, 2012, 2013 ), Ft Liard (2005).
Score: 
G

Number of Occurrences

2 sites Yellowknife, Norman Wells (B159); Ft Smith (2004, 2013), Yellowknife (2004, 2005), Ft Simpson (2005,2011, 2012, 2013 ), Ft Liard (2005).
Score: 
BE
References: 

Area of Occupancy

Score: 
-
Threats

Threats

Score: 
C

Intrinsic Vulnerability

Score: 
-
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Secure
S Rank: 
S4S5
Decision Process Description: 
Based on printed reference and expert opinion: Aynsley Thielman, Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON (2009); Reviewed in 2014 by Fiona Hunter
Last Updated: 
May 12, 2016

References

Ecozones

  • Baker, R. J., L. C. Bradley, R. D. Bradley, J. W. Dragoo, M. D. Engstrom, R. S. Hoffman, C. A. Jones, F. Reid, D. W. Rice, and C. Jones. (2003) Revised checklist of North American mammals north of Mexico, 2003.. Museum of Texas Tech University Occasional Papers 229:1-23. - B149 Return
  • The Canadian centre for mosquito management inc. (2005) A survey of adult mosquitoes from the Northwest Territories (Diptera:Culicidae) Identification by Randy Gadawski. unpublished report to B Elkin. Print in binder - R161 Return

Habitat

  • Wood, D. M. Dang, P. T. and Ellis, R. A. (1979) The mosquitoes of Canada, Diptera:Culicidae. The Insects and arachnids of Canada: Part 6 Publication 1686 ENR library QL 434.52 .A1I5 pt. 6 - B159 Return

Number of Occurrences

  • Wood, D. M. Dang, P. T. and Ellis, R. A. (1979) The mosquitoes of Canada, Diptera:Culicidae. The Insects and arachnids of Canada: Part 6 Publication 1686 ENR library QL 434.52 .A1I5 pt. 6 - B159 Return
  • The Canadian centre for mosquito management inc. (2005) A survey of adult mosquitoes from the Northwest Territories (Diptera:Culicidae) Identification by Randy Gadawski. unpublished report to B Elkin. Print in binder - R161 Return