Aedes (Pro.) triseriatus


  • Say, Thomas.
  • 1823. Descriptions of dipterous insects of the United States. J. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 3:9-54.
  • Type-loc: [Not yet available]



Canada, Greenland, United States, contiguous lower 48

Species-specific Diagnostic Characters, Adult Stage


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Larvae are found primarily in treeholes and occasionally in artifical containers and rockholes.

Medical Importance

This species is a proven vector of the LaCrosse strain of California encephalitis. Under laboratory conditions an efficient vector of yellow fever, eastern equine, venezuelan and Western equine encephalomyelitis. It is also a potential vector of Dog Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis)

Culicidae » Culicinae » Aedes » Protomacleaya
habitus image

Photo credit: J. Stoffer, WRBU.

Additional References


Adult Stage, detail images:

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Adult Stage, illustrations:

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