Which of the most common species in Illinois carry diseases and which diseases do they carry?

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The most common species in Illinois and the diseases they transmit are:
Northern House Mosquito (Culex Pipiens) – St. Louis Encephalitis and West Nile Virus
Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes Albopictus) – Dengue, La Crosse Encephalitis and the Zika Virus
Inland Floodwater Mosquito (Aedes Vexans) – None known for Illinois
Tree-Hole Mosquito (Andes Triseriatus) – La Crosse Encephalitis
Malaria Mosquito (Anopheles Quadrimaculatus) – Malaria (See below question)

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