Quaking Bog Mosquito

Aedes decticus (Ochlerotatus decticus)

General Status Rank: 
Undetermined
Common Name: 
Quaking Bog Mosquito
Scientific Name: 
Aedes decticus (Ochlerotatus decticus)
Synonyms: 
Ochlerotatus decticus
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
pools in central unshaded quaking mats in sphagnum bogs
References: 
Distribution

Ecozones

Taiga Plains
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Distribution

One site - most of the Canadian distribution in Quebec
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Number of Occurrences

One occurrence at Ft Simpson (B159) - no collecting or mentionned in survey of 2004-2005 (R161), nor in 2011 to 2013
Score: 
U
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Area of Occupancy

Score: 
-
Population

Population Size

relatively rare in pools of unshaded mats in sphagnum bogs
References: 
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Undetermined
Status Rank Description: 
need to verify
S Rank: 
SU
Decision Process Description: 
Based on Wood et al. 1979 (2010); Reviewed in 2014 by Fiona Hunter
Last Updated: 
May 12, 2016

References

Ecozones

  • 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

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 unpublished report to B Elkin.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

Population Size

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

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