ID#: 26046
This is a photograph depicting an adult male Aedes aegypti, while resting on a flower. 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
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.