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Exotic Mosquitoes

This page contains mosquito profiles and photographs for exotic mosquito species of public health concern as unwanted organisms and other exotic mosquito species. They are not present in New Zealand, however several species have been intercepted at the borders. Click on the document icon to view.

Unwanted Organisms

Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti


Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus

  document.gif  Yellow Fever Mosquito     document.gif  Asian Tiger Mosquito

Aedes (Finlaya) atropalpus


Aedes (Ochlerotatus) camptorhynchus

  document.gif  Rock Pool Mosquito     document.gif  Southern Saltmarsh Mosquito

Aedes (Finlaya) japonicus


Aedes (Stegomyia) polynesiensis

  document.gif  Asian Bush or Japanese Rock Pool Mosquito     document.gif  Polynesian Mosquito

Aedes (Stegomyia) scutellaris


Aedes (Ochlerotatus) sierrensis

  document.gif     document.gif Western Tree Hole Mosquito

Aedes (Ochlerotatus) vigilax



  document.gif Northern Saltmarsh Mosquito    

Anopheles Genus


Anopheles annulipes

  document.gif   Anopheline mosquitoes     


Anopheles (Cellia) farauti


Anopheles lesteri

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Culex (Culex) annulirostris


Culex (Culex) gelidus

  document.gif Common Banded Mosquito     document.gif Frosty Mosquito

Culex (Culex) pipiens pallens


Culex (Culex) sitiens

  document.gif     document.gif Saltmarsh Culex - READ MORE - MPI

Other Mosquito Exotics

Aedes (Ochlerotatus) vexans


Aedes (Macleaya) tremulus

  document.gif Floodwater Mosquito     document.gif No Common Name

Aedes (Finlaya) togoi




Aedes procax




Coquillettidia linealis


Culex (Culex) restuans

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Culex (Culex) salinarius


Culex (Culex) tarsalis

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Culex (Culex) tritaeniorhynchus


 Mansonia (Mansonioides) uniformis

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 Verrallina funerea




EHINZ Factsheet - Mosquitoes



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