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Aedes albopictusAKA Asian Tiger Mosquito
Appearance:-Bold black shiny scales and distinct silver white scales -The back is black with a distinguishing white stripe down the center -Medium sized
Last Seen:-The Asian Tiger Mosquito is native to southeast Asia
Suspected Hideouts:-The Asian Tiger Mosquito is able to adapt to many climates.-It was spotted in Texas in 1985 and has spread to 17 other states since then.
REWARD!!!!!-The capture of this species will make it possible to contain diseases like West Nile Virus and Yellow Fever.
Crimes Committed:-The Asian Tiger Mosquito is an agressive biter.-It is a transmiter of viruses such as the West Nile Virus and yellow fever-The tiger mosquito was responsible for an outbreak of Chikungunya that killed over 200 people and infected over 200,000 people
Rios L, & Maurniak, J. University of Florida.2004. Retrieved from: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/aquatic/asian_tiger.htmJune 29, 2011. Asian Tiger Mosquito. Retrieved from: http://asiantigermosquito.info/