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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Culicidae
Subfamily: Culicinae
Genus: Ochlerotatus

Ochlerotatus is a genus of mosquito. It was formerly part of Aedes, but now they are two separate genera.[1]


  1. ^ J. F. Reinert, R. E. Harbach & I. A. Kitching (2004). "Phylogeny and classification of Aedini (Diptera: Culicidae), based on morphological characters of all life stages". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 142 (3): 289–368. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2004.00144.x.