Parthenogenesis in Culex fatigans

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Science  27 Mar 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3352, pp. 837-838
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3352.837


Parthenogenesis occurs in the mosquito Culex fatigans. Three larvae were hatched from 85,851 eggs in tests of eggs from 1001 females. There were 618 egg rafts; the three larvae were from different rafts.