Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Asian tiger (Aedes albopictus) mosquito larvae floating just beneath surface of water. The larvae are able to breath by using a snorkel-like respiratory tube. This mosquito is native to southeast Asia but has invaded other regions in recent years through international transport and travel. It is a vector for Zika fever, West Nile virus, yellow fever and dengue fever. Mosquitos undergo complete metamorphosis, a process that includes four stages: egg, larva, pupa and adult.

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Keywords: aedes albopictus, animal, arthropod, asian tiger, biology, close up, dangerous, dengue fever, diptera, disease, harmful, insect, insecta, invertebrate, larva, larvae, life cycle, lifecycle, macro, macroscopic, metamorphosis, mosquito, parasite, pest, vector, yellow fever, zika, zika fever, zoology

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Asian tiger mosquito larvae

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