Aedes scutellaris

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Aedes scutellaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Culicidae
Genus: Aedes
Subgenus: Stegomyia
Species: A. scutellaris
Binomial name
Aedes scutellaris
(Walker, 1859)

Aedes scutellaris is a mosquito found in Ambon, Aru Islands, Seram, New Guinea.[1] It is a vector for the dengue virus.[2]


  1. ^ "WRBU: Aedes scutellaris". Archived from the original on 2010-06-23. 
  2. ^ Peter R. Moore; Petrina H. Johnson; Greg A. Smith; Scott A. Ritchie & Andrew F. Van Den Hurk (December 2007). "Infection and dissemination of dengue virus type 2 in Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus, and Aedes scutellaris from the Torres Strait, Australia". Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 23 (4): 383–388. PMID 18240514. doi:10.2987/5598.1.