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The mosquitoes of California are divided into three main groups, - (1) the salt marsh breeders which ahve become veritable pests along the coastal area, (2) the mountain breeding Aedes, which constitute the most serious obstacle to the full enjoyment of the High Sierra and (3) the malaria carrying anophelines which are responsible for the endemic foci of malaria that exist in some parts of the central valley.