W0039956 Aedes aegypti, adult mosquito
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Aedes aegypti adult
This picture shows an adult female Ae. aegypti mosquito feeding on a volunteer. These mosquitos are completely black except for white spots on the body and head. They also have white rings around their legs. Their wings are translucent and bordered with scales. The distinctive black and white scales, typical for the genus Aedes, are clearly visible.
Second half 20th century Published: –
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