Aedes aegypti

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Noun1.Aedes aegypti - mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengueAedes aegypti - mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue
mosquito - two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
Aedes, genus Aedes - yellow-fever mosquitos
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First report on invasion of yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, at Narita International Airport, Japan in August 2012.
The researchers said that the genome of the malaria mosquito is clearly separated into gene-rich and gene-poor compartments, while the genome of the yellow fever mosquito has no such differentiation.
Breeding samples of mosquitoes are also being collected to identify the Aedes aegypti, or yellow fever mosquito and Aedes albopictus, or forest day mosquito respectively, he further informed.