Continental Mosquito With ‘Vector’ Potential Found Breeding in UK After 60 Year Absence

ScienceDaily (Feb. 8, 2012) – A species of mosquito not seen in the UK since 1945 has been discovered breeding in the country. Populations of the mosquito, found across mainland Europe and known only by its Latin name Culex modestus, were recorded at sites in the marshes of north Kent and south Essex in 2010 and 2011.

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Continental Mosquito With ‘Vector’ Potential Found Breeding in UK After 60 Year Absence

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