Exotic Pest Reporting
Jim Occi, BugPics, Bugwood.org
Asian tiger mosquito
Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is an insect pest. It is a native of Southeast Asia.
This mosquito has become a significant pest in many communities due to its close association with humans. Adults typically fly and feed during daylight hours, as well as at dusk and dawn. Biting diverse host species enables the Asian tiger mosquito to be a potential bridge vector for certain pathogens, for example West Nile Virus, which can jump species boundaries.
04/27/2018 - SJ mosquito district warns against standing water
03/01/2018 - Pest Control: Two for the Price of One
08/07/2017 - Expert Offers Mosquito Prevention Tips
07/31/2017 - Preventing mosquitoes and West Nile
07/28/2017 - Public Asked To Report Sick or Dead Wild Birds
07/24/2017 - Tri-state region varies on mosquito monitoring
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