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Aedes vigilax (Saltmarsh mosquito)

Synonyms: Culex albirostris; Culex marinus; Culicelsa pseudovigilax; Culicelsa uniformis; Skusea uniformis

Wikipedia Abstract

The mosquito genus Aedes includes the following species. Where known, the listings indicate whether the species bites humans, and any pathogens that the species is known to carry. names \n* Aedes australis \n* Aedes aboriginis - northwest coast mosquito \n* Bites man \n* Aedes aegypti - yellow fever mosquito \n* Bites man, carries chikungunya, dengue fever, heartworm, Murray Valley encephalitis, Ross River virus, West Nile virus, Yellow Fever, Zika virus \n* Aedes africanus \n* Aedes albolineatus \n* Aedes alboniveus \n* Aedes albopictus - Asian tiger mosquito \n* Bites man, carries Cache Valley virus, chikungunya, dengue fever, Eastern equine encephalitis, West Nile virus, Yellow Fever, Zika virus \n* Aedes albolineatus \n* Aedes alboscutellatus \n* Aedes aloponotum \n* Aedes amesii \n* Aedes annulip
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Prey / Diet

Homo sapiens (man)[1]


Parasitized by 
Wuchereria bancrofti (Filaria)[2]


Coasts of Australia, New Guinea, New Hebrides, New Caledonia;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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