Aedes

    Name-bearing Type

    • Meigen
    • 1818:13
    • Type Species: Aedes cinereus

    Distribution

    SpeciesMap

    Distributed worldwide; known from all faunal regions.

    Phylogeny

    Not yet available.

    Bionomics

    Not yet available.

    Medical Importance

    Not yet available.

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Representative species shown here: Aedes vexans

Important References

Included Taxa

For more on taxa, see WRBU's Mosquito Catalog

Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Abdomen apex usually, but not always, more or less pointed in females

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Postspiracular setae (PS) nearly always present


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Base of hindcoxa (C-III) usually below base of mesomeron (Msm)

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Mesopostnotal setae (MpnS) usually absent


Mosquito generic character

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Prespiracular setae (PsS) absent

Mosquito generic character

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Wing remigial setae (ReS) absent


Genus-specific Diagnostic Characters, Larval Stage
Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Metathoracic pleural group of setae (9-12-T) well developed

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Abdominal setae 1 usually palmate, at least on abdominal segments III-VI


Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Single pair of seta 1-S, inserted near or beyond middle of siphon (S)

Mosquito generic character

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Pecten (Pt) always present (may be reduced to one or two spines)


Whole Larvae


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