Aedes aegypti

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A·e·des ae·gyp·'ti

the mosquito responsible for yellow fever, a species that is also the vector of the pathogen of dengue; characterized by white lyre-shaped markings on the thorax.

Aedes aegypti

A species that transmits yellow fever and dengue.
See also: Aedes