Identification of a North American mosquito species, Aedes atropalpus (Diptera: Culicidae), in Italy.

  title={Identification of a North American mosquito species, Aedes atropalpus (Diptera: Culicidae), in Italy.},
  author={Roberto Romi and Guido Sabatinelli and Luca Savelli and M Raris and Myrka Zago and Renato Malatesta},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  volume={13 3},
In late September 1996, during a routine survey for Aedes albopictus in Italy, a population of Aedes atropalpus s.s. was discovered in the Veneto Region (northern Italy). Larvae were collected in 2 tire storage areas belonging to tire recapping companies that imported loads of car and large equipment used tires from eastern Europe and North America. Aedes atropalpus is found only in North America and hence it is the origin of this species. Control measures were carried out in October, but by… CONTINUE READING

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