noun, plural cu·li·ces [kyoo-luh-seez] /ˈkyu ləˌsiz/.
Origin of culex
Related formscu·li·cine [kyoo-luh-sahyn, -sin] /ˈkyu ləˌsaɪn, -sɪn/, adjective
Examples from the Web for culex
If the body is almost parallel to the surface, it is a culex.
The common gnat (Culex pipiens) seems to sail along also in various directions.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. II (of 4)|William Kirby
Dengue fever germs will develop in the mosquito called Culex and in Anopheles.Manual of Military Training|James A. Moss
The ordinary mosquito is known as the "culex," while the malarial kind is known as "anopheles."Rural Hygiene|Henry N. Ogden
The Anopheles is more common in the country, while the Culex is a city pest.