First record of Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Diptera, Culicidae), in Anadalusia and first corroboration of the data from Tigatrapp application
Primera cita de mosquito tigre, Aedes albopictus (Diptera, Culicidae), para Andalucía y primera corroboración de los datos de la aplicación Tigatrapp

Sarah Delacour-Estrella, Francisco Collantes, Ignacio Ruiz Arrondo, Pedro María Alarcón-Elbal, Juan Antonio Delgado, Roger Eritja, Frederic Bartumeus, Aitana Oltra, John R.B. Palmer, Javier Lucientes
2014 Anales de Biología  
First record of Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Diptera, Culicidae), in Anadalusia and first corroboration of the data from Tigatrapp application We analysed the data provided by citizens about the likely presence of Asian tiger mosquito by means of the Tigatrapp smartphone app, developed by the project AtrapaelTigre.com. We confirmed the presence of this invasive mosquito species in the municipality of Alhaurín de la Torre (Málaga). This work represents the first record of Aedes
more » ... ord of Aedes albopictus in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia. In addition to its nuisances, this invasive species is an important epidemic vector of Chikungunya, Dengue and Zika viruses. Through its dispersal and establishment, it appears the real risk of autochtonous transmission of these diseases from imported cases of endemic areas.
doi:10.6018/analesbio.36.16 fatcat:ehz363jlenbctpatrbvvvvva7i