Facts About Mosquitoes

  • Day and night
  • Adult mosquitoes live indoors and outdoors.
  • Mosquitoes can bite day and night.
  • Adult mosquitoes live for about 2 to 4 weeks depending on the species, humidity, temperature, and other factors. Female mosquitoes often live longer than male mosquitoes.
  • Only female mosquitoes bite people and animals to get a blood meal. Female mosquitoes need a blood meal to produce eggs.
  • Mosquitoes get infected with germs, such as viruses and parasites, when they bite infected people and animals.
  • It takes just a few infected mosquitoes to start an outbreak in a community and put you and your family at risk of becoming sick.By: CDC
Previous/Next
Tagged with: ,