Checklist of mosquitoes in Savanna Portage State Park, north-central Minnesota

Diann M. Crane, Roger D. Moon

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A faunal survey of mosquitoes was conducted in 1988 and 1989 at Savanna Portage State Park in north-central Minnesota (Aitkin County). Adults were sampled by sweep net around collectors, aspirator in vegetation, and CO2 traps in the park. Larvae were taken with dipper from various larval habitats. A total of 32 species were detected, including 16 new records for Aitkin County, MN. Prior to this survey, Aedes decticus and Culiseta melanura were reported in Minnesota once previously.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)324-327
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Mosquito Control Association
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2010


  • Aedes decticus
  • Culiseta melanura
  • Minnesota
  • Mosquitoes
  • checklist

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