Southern California is plagued by a tropical mosquito with a hunger for human ankles. .
The Aedes mosquito originates from a tropical climate, arrived in California over a decade ago and has now spread to every continent in the world. ?
The insects appear to have migrated to southern California this summer near the San Fernando Valley and San Diego area, according to a report from CBS News. .
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These mosquitoes target humans throughout the day and do not stick to the early morning or early evening schedules of other bugs.
Tropical mosquitoes have migrated in mass to Southern California this summer.
Aedes mosquitos are poor flyers compared to other mosquitoes and hover above the ground