Aedes aegypti (Yellow fever mosquito, AEDAE) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-101472 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

published: 14 Dec 2010 last updated: 27 Feb 2015
Organism information
Aedes aegypti
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Diptera
Family Culicidae
Genus Aedes
Species aegypti
  • Stegomyia aegypti
  • Yellow fever mosquito
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  • AEDAE
    EN
Insects
Wild
Characteristics related to biosafety
A. aegypti originated in tropical Africa(North Africa) and achieved pan-tropical distribution in the 1930's.
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Tropical Africa (North Africa)
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Tropical and sub-tropical region
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Between 15N and 15S
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Vector for dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya
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Additional Information
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