Aedes aegypti male w.m. (whole mount)
Aedes aegypti is the mosquito that most often spreads the viruses of Dengue fever and Yellow fever. The mosquito is said to have originated in Africa. It has recently been found in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley in California, USA.
Phylum: Arthropoda / Class: Insecta / Order: Diptera / Family: Culicidae / Genus: Aedes / Subgenus: Stegomyia / Species: A. aegypti
Forensics Lab Supply Number 3862584.
Image is at 40x of the Aedes aegypti male whole mount showing the head and thorax.
Click here for a view of anterior of Aedes aegypti male whole mount at 40x showing antennae, palpus and proboscis (feeding apparatus).
Click here for a view of posterior of Aedes aegypti male whole mount at 40x showing the abdominal segments.
Click here for a view of posterior of Aedes aegypti male whole mount at 40x showing the abdominal segments and cercus.
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