Aedes (Dic.) taylori
- 1936:55 (M)
- Gadau, Nigeria (BM)
Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia
Larvae are found in tree holes (Hopkins 1952) .
Ae. taylori is involved in the monkey-to-man and, to a lesser extent, man-to-man transmission of yellow fever (Germain, Francy, Ferrara et al., 1980), a potential vector of dengue 2 (Jupp and Kemp 1993), and a vector of Chikungunya viruses (Diallo, Thonnon et al., 1999).
Adult Stage, detail images:
Click on image to open larger view in a separate window. Higher-resolution detail images of some specimens are available on request.