Aedes albopictus

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Related to Aedes albopictus: genus Aedes, Aedes vexans
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Synonyms for Aedes albopictus

striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean

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it is designed and capable of catching female Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.
East/Central/South African strain--spread by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus Found widely in sub-Saharan Africa.
Aedes albopictus breeding was observed in the cement tanks, plastic containers, metal containers, ant guards, latex cups, tree-holes, banana plant leaf axils, mud pots, flowerpot trays, grinding stones, tyres, glass bottles, spathes or bracts and discarded containers.
Effect of application rate and persistence of boric acid sugar baits applied to plants for control of Aedes albopictus.
Lane County health department spokesman Jason Davis said that, as far as county officials are aware, the type of mosquitoes that transmit the virus - Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes - aren't present locally.
Chikungunya virus is a mosquito-borne alphavirus transmitted primarily by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, which also transmit dengue virus and are found throughout much of the Americas, including parts of the U.
The researchers have also tested three additional insect species - the Asian Tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, and the jewel wasp Nasonia vitripennis - and found that their sperm also contain odorant receptors.
DENV is transmitted by Aedes genus mosquitoes, primarily Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus.
Breeding samples of mosquitoes are being collected to identify the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus.
The chikungunya virus is transmitted to people by the bite of infected female mosquitoes called Aedes Aegypti and Aedes Albopictus, two carriers which can also transmit other mosquitoborne viruses, including dengue.
Insecticidal activities of the leaf oils of eight Cinnamomum species against Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus.
The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, has already been reported in France and Belgium and could be migrating north as winters become warmer and wetter.
Aedes aegypti (9) and Aedes albopictus are usually considered as potential vectors of CHIKV since they have been proven susceptible to this virus in many laboratory studies.
They warned, for example, that population suppression of Aedes aegypti could lead to a closely related and disease-transmitting mosquito species, Aedes albopictus, filling the vacated niche and continuing to cause, or even worsen, the dengue problem, or transmission of other serious diseases.