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