Aedes aegypti

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Aedes aegypti

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Culicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: Diptera
Subordo: Nematocera
Infraordo: Culicomorpha
Superfamilia: Culicoidea

Familia: Culicidae
Subfamilia: Culicinae
Tribus: Aedini
Genus: Aedes
Subgenus: Stegomyia
Species: Aedes aegypti
Subspecies: A. a. aegypti – A. a. formosus

Name[edit]

Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus, 1762)

Etymology: Latin, Aegyptus = Egypt

Synonyms[edit]

  • Culex aegypti Linnaeus, 1762
  • Culex argenteus Poiret, 1787
  • Culex fasciatus Fabricius, 1805
  • Culex calopus Meigen, 1818
  • Culex frater Robineau-Desvoidy, 1827
  • Culex mosquito Robineau-Desvoidy, 1827
  • Culex augens Wiedemann, 1828
  • Culex taeniatus Wiedemann, 1828
  • Culex kououpi Brullé, 1833
  • Culex toxorhynchus Macquart, 1838
  • Culex annulitarsis Macquart, 1844
  • Culex excitans Walker, 1848
  • Culex inexorabilis Walker, 1848
  • Culex viridifrons Walker, 1848
  • Culex exagitans Walker, 1856
  • Culex insatiabilis Bigot, 1859
  • Culex bancrofti Skuse, 1889
  • Culex elegans Ficalbi, 1889
  • Culex rossii Giles, 1889
  • Stegomyia luciensis Theobald, 1901
  • Stegomyia nigeria Theobald, 1901
  • Stegomyia queenslandensis Theobald, 1901
  • Stegomyia canariensis Pittaluga, 1905
  • Culex albopalposus Becker, 1908
  • Culex anguste-alatus Becker, 1908
  • Duttonia alboannulis Ludlow, 1911
  • Mimeteomyia pulcherrima Taylor, 1919
  • Stegomyia atritarsis Edwards, 1920
  • Stegomyia aegypti

Distribution[edit]

Cosmopolite (invasive)

  • Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia

Notes[edit]

Carlos J. Finlay, a Cuban Physician, first connected Aedes aegypti to Dengue fever in Cuba in the 1800's.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Template:Giles, 1889

Template:Poiret, 1787

  • Robineau-Desvoidy, J.B. 1827. Essai sur la tribu des Culicides. Mémoires de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris 3: 390–413. Reference page
  • Skuse, F.A.A. 1889. Diptera of Australia. Part V - The Culicidae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 3(4): 1717–1764. Reference page
  • Taylor 1919 (incomplete reference)
  • Theobald, F.V. 1901–1910. A Monograph of the Culicidae of the World. Reference page
  • Walker, F. 1848. List of the Specimens of Dipterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 1, 1–229. Reference page
  • Walker F., 1856. Diptera. Part V. pp. 415–474 In: Insecta Saundersiana: or characters of undescribed species in the collection of William Wilson Saunders, Esq., F.R.S., F.L.S., &c. Vol. I. John Van Voorst, London. 474 pp.
  • Wiedemann, C.R.W. 1828. Aussereuropäische zweiflügelige Insekten. Als Fortsetzung des Meigenschen Werks. Erster Theil. Schulz, Hamm. xxxii + 608 pp., 7 pls. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.14603 Open access. BHL. Reference page

Additional references[edit]

  • Alto, B.W., Reiskind, M.H. & Lounibos, L.P. 2008. Size alters susceptibility of vectors to dengue virus infection and dissemination. American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 79(5): 688–695. abstract and full article (PDF)

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Gelbfiebermücke
English: Yellow fever mosquito, Dengue fever mosquito
français: stégomyie, moustique ou maringouin de la fièvre jaune
Bahasa Indonesia: Nyamuk demam berdarah, Nyamuk Aedes
italiano: Zanzara tigre egiziana, Zanzara elegante
日本語: ネッタイシマカ (熱帯縞蚊)
português: mosquito-da-febre-amarela, mosquito-da-dengue, pernilongo-rajado
ไทย: ยุงลายบ้าน
中文(臺灣): 埃及斑蚊
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