ID#: 7958
Description: Caption:
Pictured in this 2005 image was this Ochlerotatus japonicus, formerly known as Aedes japonicus mosquito. This particular specimen was a member of the Notre Dame colony. Oc. japonicus was initially collected in the United States in New York and New Jersey, in 1998. This mosquito is suspected of being a vector of the Japanese Encephalitis virus in Asia, and the West Nile in the United States.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Frank Collins, Ph.D.
Creation Date: 2005
Photo Credit: James Gathany
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