Mosquitoes

Our mosquito research is focused on the morphological and molecular taxonomy, phylogeny and classification of mosquitoes (Culicidae), a family of more than 3,500 species, with emphasis on mosquitoes of medical importance. 

Research leader

R Harbach
Dr Ralph Harbach

Merit Researcher and world authority on the taxonomy and systematics of mosquitoes. Focusing on the integrated systematics of insect disease vectors, especially Culicidae.