Free Collection of articles on Aedes albopictus [Asian tiger mosquito] – Journal of Medical Entomology – Sept 2016 issue

This collection of scientific papers is particularly timely because of the potential involvement of Aedes albopictus, the Asian tiger mosquito, with Zika virus.

In particular, these 4 may be of general interest to an IPM audience  –

Overview of the species and its impact on human health:

Thirty Years of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in America: An Introduction to Current Perspectives and Future Challenges

Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) and Mosquito-Borne Viruses in the United States

A review of the data concerning “potential” and “actual” transmission of arboviruses in North America by Ae albopictus:

Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) and Mosquito-Borne Viruses in the United States

A summary of the operational methods of Ae albopictus control and the experimental control methods for Ae albopictus:

The Eye of the Tiger, the Thrill of the Fight: Effective Larval and Adult Control Measures Against the Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae), in North America

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