ID#: 26045
This is a photograph depicting a male, Aedes aegypti mosquito, while resting. Ae. aegypti is also known as the yellow fever mosquito. Male mosquitoes do not bite, or feed on blood. Instead, they feed on nectar from flowers or fruit.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Amy E. Lockwood, MS
Creation Date: 2022
Photo Credit: Lauren Bishop; Brandon Clifton
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.