First record of Stegomyia albopicta ( Skuse ) ( Diptera : Culicidae ) in Germany

  title={First record of Stegomyia albopicta ( Skuse ) ( Diptera : Culicidae ) in Germany},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Pluskota and Volker Storch and Thomas Braunbeck and Matthias Beck and Norbert Becker},
With the help of the international used tyre trade, the Asian tiger mosquito, Stegomyia albopicta, has been able to expand its range world-wide. In 1979, the species was recorded in Europe for the first time in Albania, and has since been reported in 14 European countries. In addition to its rapid spread, St. albopicta is of particular interest due to its vector capacity for certain infectious viral diseases. Due to the increasing threat of an introduction of St. albopicta from neighbouring… CONTINUE READING

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