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Dengue Tiger Mosquito Dengue Tiger Mosquito
Dengue Virus is transmitted through Aedes agepti female mosquitoes that breed in household water containers and unused materials on the roof and around the houses.

Vector of Dengue / Dengue Haemorrhagic fever.

Aedes aegypti is the vector of Dengue / Dengue haemorrhagic fever.

It is a small, black mosquito with white stripes and is approximately 5 mm in size.

It takes about 7 to 8 days to develop the virus in its body and transmit the disease.

Feeding Habit Resting Habit Breeding Habits Favoured Breeding Places
Desert coolers, Drums, Jars, Pots, Buckets, Flower vases, Plant saucers, Tanks, Cisterns, Bottles, Tins, Tyres, Roof gutters, Refrigerator drip pans, Cement blocks, Cemetery urns, Bamboo stumps, Coconut shells, Tree holes and many more places where rainwater collects or is stored.