Aedes canadensis

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Ochlerotatus canadensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Culicidae
Genus: Ochlerotatus
Species: O. canadensis
Binomial name
Ochlerotatus canadensis

Aedes canadensis is an aggressive, day biting mosquito that can be a vector of West Nile virus, eastern equine encephalitis virus and dog heartworm. It is found east of the Mississippi River.