February 2014

<i> Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse), female</i>

Description

Aedes albopictus, an opportunistic container-breeding mosquito, lays
eggs in almost anything holding water — natural containers or artificial ones. A vector of Zika, dengue and yellow fever, Aedes albopictus can be found throughout the continental U.S., South America, Europe, China and Australia.

Habitat

Natural and artificial containers

Region