Invasive Species Tropical Mosquitoes Gain Foothold in Northern Europe

Invasive species of mosquitoes from the tropics have long since become established in Europe. Now they are moving north. Scientists are particularly worried about the Asian tiger mosquito due to its ability to carry pathogens.
A female Asian tiger mosquito

A female Asian tiger mosquito

Foto: DPA/ James Gathany/ CDC
The Aedes japonicas has already established itself in Germany

The Aedes japonicas has already established itself in Germany

Foto: DPA / James Gathany / Centers for Disease Control
Populations of invasive mosquitoes have been found in Germany.

Populations of invasive mosquitoes have been found in Germany.

Foto: DER SPIEGEL
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