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Mosquito Identification

Is that a mosquito or crane fly you saw? Learn all you need to know about what mosquitoes look like, from their small size to their long characteristic proboscis.

Mosquitoes need to breed near a source of standing water. Breeding grounds include birdbaths, playsets, and more. Learn more!

Mosquitoes usually only live for up to two months. The life cycle of a mosquito takes about 14 days for eggs to reach adulthood.

Everyone knows someone who is more prone to mosquito bites. Blood type and scent are just two of the many things that attract mosquitoes. 

Only female mosquitoes require blood meals in order to breed. Otherwise, nectar is the main source of sustenance for both male and female mosquitoes.

Mosquitoes are infamous bites, which typically heal in just a few days with mild symptoms. Find out more about mosquito bites here. 

No, mosquitoes do not transmit HIV! Even if they feed on an infected host, they will not spread HIV to another person.

Mosquitoes are infamous for carrying and transmitting some of the world’s most dangerous diseases, from West Nile virus to Zika. Find out more!

Mosquito Identification in Bristol TN

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