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Description:This image depicts a pair of Aedes albopictus mosquitoes during a mating ritual while the female feeds on a blood meal.
The Aedes albopictus mosquito is a maintenance (occasionally epidemic) vector of dengue viruses in parts of Asia, and is a competent vector of several other viruses under experimental conditions.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ James Gathany
Creation Date:2003
Photo Credit:James Gathany
Links:CDC – Div. of Vector-Borne Diseases: Aedes albopictus Information
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