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Aedes

 [a-e´dēz]
a genus of mosquitoes, including approximately 600 species. A. aegyp´ti transmits the causative organisms of yellow fever and dengue. A. triseria´tus transmits La Crosse encephalitis.
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Aedes

(ā-ē'dēz),
A widespread genus of small mosquitoes frequently found in tropic and subtropic regions.
[G. aēdēs, unpleasant, unfriendly]
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aedes

(ā-ē′dēz)
n. pl. aedes
Any of various mosquitoes of the genus Aëdes, including A. aegypti, which transmits diseases such as yellow fever and dengue.

a·e′dine (-dīn, -dēn) adj.
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A·e·des

(ā-ē'dēz)
A widespread genus of small mosquitoes frequently found in tropic and subtropic regions; various species are vectors for yellow fever, dengue, and other human diseases.
[G. aēdēs, unpleasant, unfriendly]
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Aedes

A genus of mosquito of which the best know species is A. aegypti , which transmits the organisms causing YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE.
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The frequency of translocations in aedine chromosomal evolution appears elevated as in chironomids (aedines and chironomids belong to the suborder Orthorrhapha or lower diptera); in contrast, translocations in Drosophila (a member of the suborder Cyclorrhapha or higher diptera) have been rare (three translocations in 6400 structural changes in 300 species studied) (White 1978).
In contrast to other mosquitoes, the eggs of floodwater-breeding aedines require conditioning by a period of partial desiccation as the water level recedes before they will hatch once they get wet again during the next flood period.
The remaining collected mosquitoes were culicines (639 mosquitoes, 28.1%), aedines (59 mosquitoes, 2.6%) and Ma.