Asian tiger mosquito

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Asian tiger mosquito

n.
A mosquito (Aedes albopictus), native to Asia and now distributed worldwide, that transmits dengue, heartworm, and other diseases.
A mosquito of the family Culicidae, which is a vector for dengue fever, dengue haemorrhagic fever, Japanese encephalitis, eastern, western, and Venezuelan encephalitides, LaCrosse encephalitis, and yellow fever viruses
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