tiger mosquito

Tiger mosquito continues to spread

May 26th, 2009

The tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus)  is continuing its seemingly unstoppable march across Catalonia and is now present in 87 municipalities. The insect was first detected in the Iberian Peninsula in Sant Cugat del Vallès in 2004.

El Periodico

Tiger mosquito reaches Girona

September 3rd, 2008

The tiger mosquito continues its slow and seemingly unstoppable march, and has now reached Roses and L’Escala in Girona according to the Servicio de Control de Mosquitos de la Bahía de Roses y el del Baix Ter. La Vanguardia

Tiger mosquito continues to expand

June 29th, 2008

The tiger mosquito continues to expand in Catalonia, doubling its area of distribution between 2006 and 2007, and now present in 55 municipalities including Barcelona. El Periodico

See also arrival of tiger mosquito to Spain (2005)