Short-palped Livestock Mosquito

Aedes cataphylla (Ochlerotatus cataphylla)

General Status Rank: 
Secure
Common Name: 
Short-palped Livestock Mosquito
Scientific Name: 
Aedes cataphylla (Ochlerotatus cataphylla)
Synonyms: 
Ochlerotatus cataphylla
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
Deep snow will favour a large hatch; rock pools and forest-tundra pools
References: 
Distribution

Ecozones

Taiga Plains, Taiga Shield, Boreal Plains
References: 

Distribution

Was not in NT acc to Wood et al. 1979 (B159); 8 occurrences from Ft Smith (2004, 2005), Yellowknife (2004,2005), Ft Liard (2005), Ft Simpson (2004,2005), Norman Wells (2005), and Inuvik (2005), Snap Lake (2004), Jawbone Lake (2005:64o 59.31.6N and 127o 36.54.0W); not recorded in 2011,2012,2013
Score: 
G
References: 

Number of Occurrences

Was not in NT acc to Wood et al. 1979 (B159); 8 occurrences from Ft Smith (2004, 2005), Yellowknife (2004,2005), Ft Liard (2005), Ft Simpson (2004,2005), Norman Wells (2005), and Inuvik (2005), Snap Lake (2004), Jawbone Lake (2005:64o 59.31.6N and 127o 36.54.0W); not recorded in 2011,2012,2013
Score: 
BE
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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 unpublished report to B Elkin.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
  • Taz Stuart in Stasiak, Iga (2014) Mosquito Speciation Data - Identification by Taz Stuart. E-mail wth attachments to S Carriere 03/06/2014 e-copy - H288 Return

Range Extent

  • 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
  • Taz Stuart in Stasiak, Iga (2014) Mosquito Speciation Data - Identification by Taz Stuart. E-mail wth attachments to S Carriere 03/06/2014 e-copy - H288 Return