Invasive Species - Asian Tiger Mosquito

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Invasive Species - Asian Tiger Mosquito

Extremely adaptable Can reproduce as long as there is water40-150 eggs Short lifespan Travel in cars, buses, and trucks Reproduce in containers Climate change

Invasion

The United States Public Health Service Act of 1988Clothing strategies Store containers inside Remove and clean water in containers frequently Insect repellant

Asian Tiger MosquitoAedes Albopictus

Solution

Native to New Guinea In 1985 it was introduced to Houston, Texas Introduced accidently Came into the US when they traveled from Japan or Taiwan in used tires

Background

It can spread many diseases such as the West Nile Virus Their bite is quite painful to most humans In areas where the mosquito has invaded it is nearly impossible to work or play The mosquito can also catch diseases from humans and pass them on

Damage


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