Photo by Melody

Northern House Mosquito (Culex pipiens)

Order: Diptera (DIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Culicidae
Genus: Culex (KYOO-leks) (Info)
Species: pipiens (PIP-ee-ens) (Info)


No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

By bonitin
Thumbnail #1 of Northern House Mosquito (Culex pipiens) by bonitin

Member Notes:

Neutral bonitin On Oct 24, 2006, bonitin from Gent
(Zone 8a) wrote:

I know that everyone hates this creature and I'm certainly not an exception ! Even so, I think that if we can put these negative emotions aside one can still discover some strange beauty in it. But the picture is of a male, so it doesn't sting!

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