genus Aedes


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Noun1.genus Aedes - yellow-fever mosquitosgenus Aedes - yellow-fever mosquitos    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Aedes aegypti, yellow-fever mosquito - mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue
Aedes albopictus, Asian tiger mosquito - striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean; potential carrier of serious diseases
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Dengue is transmitted by several species of mosquito within the genus Aedes.
They include 9 species under 7 subgenera of the genus Aedes and one species in the genus Orthopodomyia (Table 2).
albopictus and the remaining 269 larvae belonged to other species of the genus Aedes (Table 1).
2008) used a matrix model driven by climate fluctuations to simulate the populations of two mosquito species of the genus Aedes.
2] It is transmitted by mosquitoes and has been isolated from a number of species in the genus Aedes - Aedes aegypti, Aedes africanus, Aedes apicoargenteus, Aedes furcifer, Aedes luteocephalus and Aedes vitattus.
The possibility of other mosquitoes in transmitting the virus needs to be taken into consideration since chikungunya virus has reportedly been transmitted by a variety of species mostly belonging to the genus Aedes (18-20).
CHIKV is maintained in a sylvatic cycle that involves mosquitoes of the genus Aedes, primates, and rodents.