Aedes biscaynesis is the latest mosquito to invade Florida The Aedes is native to the Bahamas islands discovered by Spielman and Weyer in 1965, then a species of Aedes with a distinct subgenus (Howardina) bahamensis Berlin was published the first time in Florida in October 1986. They were found in Dade and Broward counties in South Florida and the first time this species and the subgenus, Howardina of Aedes was recorded in the United States. It is a possible transmitter of St. Louis encephalitis virus. Aedes biscaynesis is the newest member to make the list of 9 other aedes species now found in Florida Control will include an integrated approach including removal of water sources with ATSB, IGR, Pyrethrids, Biologicals, Natural oils. Aedes biscaynesis is also related to aedes agypti aedes albopictus, aedes infirmatus, aedes sollicitans and aedes fulvus, aedes taeniorhynchus, aedes tormentor, aedes triseriatus, aedes vexans.