Taxon profile


Yellowfever Mosquito
Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus, 1762)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Culicidae - mosquitoes »  genus Aedes »  subgenus Stegomyia

Scientific synonyms

Culex aegypti Linnaeus, 1762
Culex excitans Walker, 1848
Culex taeniatus Wiedemann, 1828
Stegomyia aegypti (Linnaeus, 1762)

Other names

= Dengue Mosquito



Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Aedes aegypti]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Pest Information Wiki [Aedes_aegypti]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Aedes aegypti Linnaeus, 1762]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [134976]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus, 1762)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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