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Aedes
Aedes aegypti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Culicidae
Tribe: Aedini
Genus: Aedes
Meigen, 1818
Aedes albopictus
Aedes aegypti

This page is about the genus of mosquito, for the Roman building see aedes (Roman) Aedes aegypti mosquito from http://www. ... joyce This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Phyla Porifera (sponges) Ctenophora (comb jellies) Cnidaria (coral, jellyfish, anemones) Placozoa (trichoplax) Subregnum Bilateria (bilateral symmetry) Acoelomorpha (basal) Orthonectida (parasitic to flatworms, echinoderms, etc. ... Subphyla and Classes Subphylum Trilobitomorpha Trilobita - trilobites (extinct) Subphylum Chelicerata Arachnida - spiders, scorpions, etc. ... Classes & Orders See taxonomy Insects are invertebrate animals of the Class Insecta, the largest and (on land) most widely-distributed taxon within the phylum Arthropoda. ... Suborders Nematocera(Eudiptera) Brachycera Green Bottle Fly Flesh Fly Fannia a Lesser House Fly (unidentified species) Dolichopodidae (unidentified species) Diptera (di - two, ptera – wings), or true flies, is the order of insects in which the hind wings are reduced to halteres. ... This article is about the insect; for the WWII aircraft see De Havilland Mosquito. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... In biology, a species is the basic unit of biodiversity. ... Binomial name Aedes albopictus Skuse, 1895 Aedes albopictus (Family Culicidae), the Asian Tiger Mosquito or Forest Day Mosquito, is characterized by its black and white striped legs and small, black and white body. ... joyce This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... To the Romans an aedes was a building of religious significance, normally translated as temple or chapel. ...


Aedes is a genus of mosquito found in tropical and subtropical zones. The name comes from the Greek aēdēs, meaning unpleasant, so called because of the diseases this mosquito transmits, which include dengue and yellow fever. The genus was named by Johann Wilhelm Meigen in 1818.There are presently some controversial moves afoot to abolish Aedes as a generic name and to replace it with Stegomyia. In biology, a genus (plural genera) is a taxonomic grouping. ... Genera See text. ... For music group see Dengue Fever (rock band) Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) are acute febrile diseases, found in the tropics, with a geographical spread similar to malaria. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


The Aedes has black and white stripe markings on its body and legs.


Currently, the Aedes aegypti genome is being sequenced by The Broad Institute and TIGR, The Institute for Genomic Research. The initial assembly was released in August 2005. Annotation of the sequence is being undertaken by VectorBase and TIGR.


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Aedes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (167 words)
Aedes is a genus of mosquito found in tropical and subtropical zones.
The genus was named by Johann Wilhelm Meigen in 1818.There are presently some controversial moves afoot to abolish Aedes as a generic name and to replace it with Stegomyia.
Currently, the Aedes aegypti genome is being sequenced by The Broad Institute and TIGR, The Institute for Genomic Research.
Aedes (Roman) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
To the Romans an aedes was a building of religious significance, normally translated as temple or chapel.
Built from stone it served as the military chapel for worship of the princeps and the legion itself.
The aedes was also the legion's treasury holding pay, petty cash and individuals' savings stored there, sometimes in a strong room beneath the chapel.
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