Definition of Genus Aedes

1. Noun. Yellow-fever mosquitos.

Exact synonyms: Aedes
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Culicidae, Family Culicidae
Member holonyms: Aedes Aegypti, Yellow-fever Mosquito, Aedes Albopictus, Asian Tiger Mosquito

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aedes

genus Actinidia
genus Actiniopteris
genus Actinomeris
genus Actinomyces
genus Actitis
genus Adalia
genus Adansonia
genus Addax
genus Adelges
genus Adenanthera
genus Adenium
genus Adenota
genus Adiantum
genus Adlumia
genus Adonis
genus Aedes (current term)
genus Aegiceras
genus Aegilops
genus Aegypius
genus Aegyptopithecus
genus Aeonium
genus Aepyceros
genus Aepyornis
genus Aerides
genus Aerobacter
genus Aeschynanthus
genus Aesculus
genus Aethionema
genus Aethusa
genus Aetobatus

Literary usage of Genus Aedes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mosquitoes: How They Live; how They Carry Disease; how They are Classified by Leland Ossian Howard (1902)
"... genus Aedes Meigen. The mosquitoes of this genus are minute forms, insignificant in color, and apparently rare. One species, Aedes fuscus Osten Sacken, ..."

2. A Monograph of the Culicidae, Or Mosquitoes: Mainly Compiled from the by Frederick Vincent Theobald, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1903)
"I have not seen this species and do not know if it comes in the genus Aedes or some of the new related genera. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1905)
"The same may be said of Genus AEDES Meigen. Type: cinereus Wied. Two species are credited to our fauna, viz: fuscus O.-S. and ..."

4. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1915)
"... which Edwards has recently shown to belong to the genus Aedes in the restricted sense (Bull. Ent. Res., iv, 229, 1913). CULEX INVOCATOR Pazos. ..."

5. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"... The mosquitoes of the genus Aedes are excessively small. Those oí Mega r hi n us and Psorophora are very large, and include the forms known in various ..."

6. Laboratory Work with Mosquitoes by William Nathaniel Berkeley (1902)
"genus Aedes. The single species is likewise rarely met with and, like the preceding, is of very small size; it is of a brownish color with golden yellow ..."

7. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1906)
"... in southern Florida by the senior author and Mr. Caudell. Descriptions have been published. Genus AEDES Meigen. A:',l, i Meigen, Syst. beschr. bek. eur. ..."

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