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Mosquitoes

INVASIVE MOSQUITOES

Aedes aegypti

Aedes aegypti
Mosquito species, originated in south-east Asia but has spread to America, Africa, Australia, Europe. Vector of dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever and Zika viruses. 

Aedes albopictus
Aedes albopictus
An important invasive mosquito species that can transmit dengue, chikungunya, Zika. It has established in Europe, primarily around the Mediterranean and expanding.
 
Aedes aegypti

Aedes atropalpus
Although not an important arboviral vector, can be competent vector for West Nile virus, La Crosse virus, Japanese encephalitis virus, Saint Louis encephalitis virus, and Eastern equine encephalitis virus.

Aedes koreicus
Endemic to Japan, north-eastern China, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and parts of Russia, a vector for Japanese encephalitis virus in parts of Russia.​

Aedes triseriatus
A North American invasive mosquito species which is the primary vector of La Crosse virus.​

Aedes japonicus  Aedes japonicus
An invasive mosquito species, widely established in North America and parts of central Europe.

LOCAL MOSQUITOES

Anopheles labrianchiaAnopholes sacharovi Anopheles mosquitoes, which are local to Europe, can transmit malaria.

Anopheles atroparvus
Anopheles labrianchiae
Anopheles plumbeus
Anopheles sacharovi

MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASES

 

 Aedes aegypti

 
 

 Aedes albopictus

 
 

 Aedes atropalpus

 
 

 Aedes koreicus

 
 

 Anopheles

 
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