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Mosquito Identification & Prevention

What are mosquitoes?

Mosquitoes are a type of “true fly” with their most unique feature being their proboscis (an extended mouthpart) that they use to feed on both blood and their main source of nutrition, plant nectar. More times than not, mosquitoes aren’t identified by what they look like but rather by the painful, itchy bites they deliver as they feed on our blood. Females require blood meals to produce viable eggs and complete the reproductive cycle.

Mosquitoes are fly-like pests that live outside. They are weak fliers and are easily pushed off course by windy conditions; they are also easily squished by your hand or rolled-up newspaper. Despite being frail, mosquitoes are formidable pests that live worldwide and are responsible for spreading dangerous and debilitating diseases.

Are mosquitoes dangerous?

The spread of disease by mosquitoes is what causes them to be considered dangerous pests. A close second is the relentless itchy bites mosquitoes deliver! Mosquitoes in the U.S. spread diseases like the West Nile virus. They also spread other diseases, including eastern equine encephalitis virus, St. Louis encephalitis virus, and more.

Another problem with mosquitoes is that they are relentless and having swarms of biting mosquitoes in your yard makes it so you and your family can’t enjoy your outdoor space to its fullest. No one wants to be outside when they are attacked over and over again by mosquitoes!

Our pets are also put at risk when mosquitoes are present. Mosquitoes are carriers of parasitic heartworms that they can transmit to dogs and cats. Heartworm disease is fatal without medication.

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