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Noun: Asian tiger mosquito
  1. Striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean; potential carrier of serious diseases
    - Aedes albopictus

Type of: mosquito, mossie [Brit, informal], mozzie [Brit, informal], skeeter [N. Amer, Austral, informal]

Part of: Aedes, genus Aedes

Encyclopedia: Asian tiger mosquito