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Aedes aegypti  (Linnaeus, 1762)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 126240

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Culex aegypti Linnaeus, 1762
    Culex excitans Walker, 1848
    Culex taeniatus Wiedemann, 1828
  Common Name(s): yellow fever mosquito
    stégomyie [French]
    yellowfever mosquito [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: unverified  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderDiptera  – mosca, mosquito, gnats, mosquitoes, true flies  
                                  SuborderNematocera  – long-horned flies  
                                        FamilyCulicidae  – mosquitoes, maringouins, moustiques  
                                                 GenusAedes Meigen, 1818  
                                                    SpeciesAedes aegypti (Linnaeus, 1762) – yellow fever mosquito, stégomyie, yellowfever mosquito  

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  Source: Common names of Insects in Canada, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: Entomological Society of Canada / société d'entomologie du Canada   
  Reference for: yellowfever mosquito[English], stégomyie [French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aedes aegypti   
  Source: Stoetzel, 1933, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: yellow fever mosquito   
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