First record of Aedes koreicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Germany

Werner, D.; Zielke, D.E.; Kampen, Helge GND

Within the framework of a national mosquito monitoring programme, a mosquito specimen collected in mid-2015 in southern Germany was identified as Aedes koreicus, a non-endemic species originating from East Asia. After the Asian bush mosquito Aedes japonicus, which is already established in Germany and widely distributed, and the Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, which is increasingly often introduced from southern Europe, A. koreicus is the third demonstrated invasive mosquito species in Germany supposed to have significant vector potential for disease agents.



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Werner, D. / Zielke, D.E. / Kampen, Helge: First record of Aedes koreicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Germany. 2015.


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