An Expanding Range (image) Washington University in St. Louis Share Print E-Mail Caption Ae. albopictus was first spotted in Houston in 1985. Since then its range has expanded to cover most of the southeastern US. Credit Medley Usage Restrictions Please credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.