Female Aedes aegypti Mosquito Enjoying a Blood Meal (image) Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption This tropical mosquito is the vector of numerous human diseases such as yellow fever, dengue and Chikungunya. Credit Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), N. Rahola. Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.