Mosquitoes - Insight Pest Solutions


May 12, 2017

General Info:  Mosquitoes are most active around dusk and dawn. They hunt for food by detecting body heat and carbon dioxide.  Unfortunately, mosquitoes bites not only itch and hurt, they can bring viruses and pathogens to the bite recipient.

  • Wear insect repellant and remove any standing water you can find. Mosquitoes can breed in a puddle of water held in a toy in the yard.
  • Length: 1/4″ – 3/8″
  • Region Found: Throughout the United States
  • Residential Location: Mosquitoes can breed in any form of stagnant water ponds, marshes, flood waters, storm drains, and tree stumps.
  • Random/Interesting Fact:  Only female mosquitoes suck human blood. Males feed on plant nectar.
  • Identification:  They are narrow and oval in shape. They can be iridescent blue, brown, or green in color.
  • Insight Pest Solutions offers Mosquito Reduction treatments on a monthly basis to decrease mosquito populations for any of our customers.

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