Aedes aegypti

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Aedes aegypti biting a human

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Aedes aegypti m

  1. A taxonomic species within the family Culicidae – the daytime-feeding mosquito most responsible for transmission of diseases such as dengue fever, yellow fever, and Zika fever, native to Africa, now naturalized in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide, possibly spreading to more temperate regions.