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noun

  1. striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean; potential carrier of serious diseases
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Aedes albopictus: Asian tiger mosquito
    • more generic word: mosquito = two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
    • member of: Aedes / genus Aedes = yellow-fever mosquitos

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

The Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, another container-inhabiting species dispersed transcontinentally, like its close relative A. aegypti, by shipping, is considered an important secondary vector and may be the sole vector of dengue ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dr. Marcel Rejmanek

Aedes albopictus is an important vector of two widespread arboviruses that cause human disease, dengue and chikungunya.

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

A closely related species, Aedes albopictus, can also transmit dengue. They are known to transmit the Plasmodium spp. of bird malaria, and the arboviruses of Rift Valley Fever and Japanese B encephalitis. Some species are vectors of equine ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections of Man and Domesticated Animals (2001)

by M. W. Service, R. W. Ashford

Aedes albopictus mosquito (C6/36) or Aedes pseudoscutellaris mosquito (AP 61) cell lines are widely utilized. The most recent methods for serological diagnosis involve complement fixation, neutralization, inhibition of ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Human and Medical Virology (2010)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

Aedes albopictus densovirus Aedes albopictus densovirus (AalDNV) Tentative speciesa Penaeus stylirostris densovirusb ( PstDNV) Aedes pseudoscutellaris densovirus (ApDNV) Simulium vittatum densovirus ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels [2 volumes] (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

Aedes albopictus Synonym: Stegomyia albopictus Order: Diptera Family: Culicidae Native Range. Asia. The Asian tiger mosquito occurs naturally from tropical Southeast Asia north through China, South Korea, and Japan, and on islands in ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

Aedes aegypti is the principal vector worldwide, but other important vectors are Aedes albopictus in Asia and the Americas, Aedes scutellaris in the Pacific, and Aedes africanus and Aedes luteocephalus in Africa. The virus is only transmitted ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2013)

by Richard C. Russell, Domenico Otranto, Richard L. Wall

aegypti, Aedes albopictus, Ae. polynesiensis and Aedes scutellaris, are diurnal, with Ae. aegypti having two or three peaks of activity, one just after dawn and one just ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

Aedes albopictus. autogenous m. 1. a mosquito that can produce viable eggs without a blood meal. 2. Aedes albopictus. forest day m. Aedes albopictus. house m. either Culex pipiens or C. quinquefasciatus. steyogamous m. a mosquito that ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia Animal and Bacterial Virology (2010)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

In more recent times, virus isolations have been made by routine propagation through embryonated eggs or mosquito (Aedes albopictus C6/36 or Aedes pseudoscutellaris AP 61), baby hamster kidney (BHK-21), African green monkey kidney ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Aedes albopictus Asian species of mosquitoes - so-called tiger mosqui- toe - actually spreading worldwide (vector of dengue fever virus, West Nile virus). — > Diptera. Adhesion Proteins >Knobs, — >Coccidia, penetration. Aega > Crustacea .

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO Aedes albopictus (Skeuse) ( Diptera: Culicidae]: Endemic to South-east Asia and adventive to many parts of world.

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

automatic interpretation of data analysis AIDCI angle-independent Doppler color imaging AIDH atypical intraductal hyperplasia AIDNV Aedes albopictus densovirus AIDP acute idiopathic demyelinating polyneuropathy AIDS acquired drome ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

AIDCI angle independent Doppler color imaging AIDH atypical intraductal hyperplasia AIDNV Aedes albopictus densovirus AIDP acute idiopathic demyelinating polyneuropathy AIDS acquired immune deficiency or immunodeficiency ...

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