ID#: 2166
This image depicts a close-up, left lateral view of an Ochlerotatus triseriatus, also known as Aedes triseriatus, or the tree hole mosquito, which had landed on the photographer, and was pictured, as she was ingesting her blood meal from her host’s hand. This specie has been identified in mosquito pools, which had been designated as positive for the West Nile Virus, and is also a known vector for the La Crosse virus.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ James D. Gathany
Creation Date: 2002
Photo Credit: James D. Gathany
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.