a mosquito, Aedes aegypti, that transmits yellow fever and dengue.
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How to use yellow-fever mosquito in a sentence
We have seen how certain kinds, such as the yellow fever mosquito, are "domestic" species.Insects and Diseases | Rennie W. Doane
The yellow fever mosquito breeds in cisterns, water barrels, pitchers and in the various water receptacles about the house.Handbook of Medical Entomology | William Albert Riley
It is impossible to speak of Rio without mentioning Petropolis, which owes its success to the yellow-fever mosquito.South America To-day | Georges Clemenceau
The yellow-fever mosquito bites for the most part during the day, but will do so at any time when there is light.Health on the Farm | H. F. Harris