Aedes (Fin.) poicilius




Borneo - Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Philippines, Thailand


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Immatures are commonly found in the axils of aroid-type plants, banana, and abaca plants. Females feed readily on humans, entering habitations if necessary, at all hours of the day and night (Knight and Laffoon 1946).

Medical Importance

Primary vector of filariasis in the Philippines (Suguri, Cabrera, et al. 1985).

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedini » Aedes » Finlaya
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


Adult Stage, detail images:

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Adult Stage, illustrations:

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