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Yellow Fever Mosquito

Aedes aegypti

Description:

Black mosquito with white spots and white bands on the legs.

Habitat:

Rural back yard.

Notes:

The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti is a mosquito that can spread the dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever viruses, and other diseases. The mosquito can be recognized by white markings on legs and a marking in the form of a lyre on the thorax. The mosquito originated in Africa but is now found in tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world. - Wikipedia

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1 Comment

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Nice!

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jun 15, 2013
Submitted on Jun 16, 2013

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