Aedes (Stg.) bromeliae

Author

  • Theobald
  • 1911a:10 (M, F*; Stegomyia)
  • Kampala Swamp, Uganda (BM)

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Larvae are found in tree holes, leaf axils of pineapple, Colocasia, banana, taro, palm spathes and artificial containers. Females readily bite man (Huang 1986).

Medical Importance

Vector of yellow fever in Africa (Huang 1986).

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini » Aedes » Stegomyia
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References

LARVA  PUPA

Adult Stage, detail images:

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