Aedes albopictus in Netherlands

Species name:Aedes albopictus
Common names:Aziatische tijgermug
Synonymes:Stegomyia albopicta
Habitats:Not known
Time of introduction:2005
Year of first report:2005
Type of introduction:Unintentional
Distribution details:Southeast Asia, islands of the Western Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean
Donor area:
Status:Not established
Invasiveness:Potentially invasive
Impact:Competition, Disease transmission, Human health
Last updated11-03-2013 (day-month-year)
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