Aedes albopictus


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Related to Aedes albopictus: genus Aedes, Aedes vexans

A·e·des al·bo·pic·'tus

mosquito species widespread in Pacific basin; recently seen in the Americas; an important vector of dengue fever and likely also of West Nile virus.

Aedes albopictus

A mosquito of the family Culicidae, which is a vector for dengue fever, dengue haemorrhagic fever, Japanese encephalitis, LaCrosse encephalitis, yellow fever viruses, and eastern, western, and Venezuelan encephalitides..
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Esta mutacion denominada A226V facilito la adaptacion del virus en el vector Aedes albopictus (4).
The main drivers of the re-emergence of these diseases aren't Aedes albopictus, they're humans," Gubler says.
El Aedes albopictus es una especie cosmopolita que exhibe una flexibilidad ecologica tal que le ha permitido en Colombia, en tan solo 14 anos, pasar de zonas localizadas a 82 msnm a alturas mucho mayores; pero, ademas, la variedad de sitios de cria le permite facilmente ampliar su distribucion.
2:15 PATTERNS OF OVIPOSITION FOR CULEX MOSQUITOES IN RESPONSE TO AEDES ALBOPICTUS LARVAE
The individual time budgets for each of the three species studied, Anopheles stephensi (Table 2), Aedes albopictus (Table 3) and Culex pipiens (Table 4) showed significant differences in the mean time spent in some behavioural states but not in others.
It was further assumed that aedes albopictus mosquitoes had a flight range of one kilometer (27) and that, because of the random mixing assumption of the model, the populations [N.
japonicus were found typically contained specimens of Culex pipiens and Aedes albopictus.