Asian tiger mosquito

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Asian tiger mosquito





"Asian tiger mosquito"


Asian tiger mosquito



Scientific Name: Aedes Albopictus
Wing Span : 6.16 mm
Commonly found: Southeast Asia



Asian tiger mosquito facts

Also known as the forest mosquito , it native to the tropical and subtropical areas of Southeast Asia, However in the past few decades , this species has spread to many countries through international transport of goods . It has black and white strips resembling those of a tiger . It plays a significant role as a vector for the transmission of many viral pat hogans , including the yellow fever virus, dengue fever, and Chikungunya fever and possibly the Zika virus

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