ID#: 26034
This is a photograph depicting an Aedes aegypti mosquito pupa, suspended in standing water. Ae. aegypti is also known as the yellow fever mosquito. Pupae represent the last stage of the mosquito’s life cycle before reaching adulthood. Pupae develop into adult, flying mosquitoes, in 2 to 3-days.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Amy E. Lockwood, MS
Creation Date: 2022
Photo Credit: Lauren Bishop
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.