yellow-fever mosquito


yellow–fever mosquito

noun

Definition of YELLOW-FEVER MOSQUITO

:  a small dark-colored mosquito (Aedes aegypti) that is the usual vector of yellow fever

First Known Use of YELLOW-FEVER MOSQUITO

1905

yellow–fever mosquito

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of YELLOW–FEVER MOSQUITO

: a small dark-colored mosquito of the genus Aedes (A. aegypti) that is the usual vector of yellow fever—called also tiger mosquito

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