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Mosquitoes collected in Germany in 2016, including biotype , and , as well as biotype (in colony since 2011) were experimentally infected with Zika virus (ZIKV) at 18 °C or 27 °C. None of the taxa showed vector competence for ZIKV. In contrast, were susceptible for ZIKV but only at 27 °C, with transmission rates similar to an laboratory colony tested in parallel.


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