ID#: 20139
This illustration depicted an anterior-oblique (AO) view of an adult Aedes aegypti mosquito, revealing morphologic details unique to this insect. Some of the markings included a dark proboscis flanked by white-tipped palps, white scales on the dorsal surface of the scutum in the shape of a lyre with curved bilateral stripes, and two straight central stripes, the rear legs bore five, light-colored tarsal bands, while the forelegs and middle legs, each bore two light-colored tarsal bands, all legs bore a light marking on the femorotarsal joint, and abdominal tergites displayed light-colored markings in the midline, and laterally.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Harry D. Pratt
Creation Date: 1966
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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