Hybridization and population structure of the Culex pipiens complex in the islands of Macaronesia.
- Autores: Almeida AP, Alves J, Donnelly MJ, Gomes B, Pinto J, Santa-Ana M, Silva TL, Sousa CA, Vieira I
- Ano de Publicação: 2012
- Journal: Ecology and Evolution
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Hybridization+and+population+structure+of+the+Culex+pipiens+complex+in+the+islands+of+Macaronesia.
The Culex pipiens complex includes two widespread mosquito vector species, Cx. pipiens and Cx. quinquefasciatus. The distribution of these species varies in latitude, with the former being present in temperate regions and the latter in tropical and subtropical regions.