Beware of them during this monsoon!!!! Tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus), Vector of Dengue and Chikungunya virus is in abundance during monsoons. Prefers fresh water for breeding. A viciously biting mosquito, this one causes more human deaths than many other deceases in humans. The white patches and dots are a clear indicator of the Aedes mosquito. The bite causes severe itching after the mosquito leaves.
Peaks during the rainy season as it only breads on fresh clean water. Prefers to live close to human habitation.
The picture shows a female, bloated with blood.
Lat: 9.99, Long: 76.34
Spotted on Jun 6, 2014
Submitted on Jun 13, 2014
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