How long do Mosquitoes live?

A Summertime Guest: How long do Mosquitoes live?

Spending time outside on summer evenings is a favorite pastime of many people. However, some might not be able to enjoy it as much as they would like because of pesky mosquitoes. Even using bug spray, citronella, and other deterrents don't keep all of the mosquitoes away. It seems like they live forever – but they actually have a short lifespan. They just multiply quickly.

Mosquito Control in the Carolinas

Mosquito Control in the Carolinas

Mosquitoes can wreak havoc on your yard and your skin. Mosquito bites leave red bumps and an itching sensation which is not uncommon, but they can also transmit diseases and viruses. In the U.S. alone, there are about 200 different types of mosquitoes. While they are different species, they have some commonalities, including their life cycle which consists of the egg, larva, pupa, and adult. You’ll usually find them where there are bodies of standing water.

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Buzz, Buzz, Bite: Mosquito Bites and Treatment

Aside from Antarctica and Iceland, nearly every region and every climate is home to a mosquito population. That means that nearly everyone in the world has been bitten by a mosquito before and is familiar with their pesky buzz and itchy bite. However, misconceptions still exist. 

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The Silent Takeover: Mosquito Prevention Tips

Nothing is worse than trying to have a good time barbecuing in your backyard and getting bitten incessantly by mosquitoes. The bites itch and, in some cases, can become inflamed. No matter how much you spray mosquito control spray, they keep coming back. However, spraying doesn't do much good if you don't get rid of the attractants for mosquitoes.

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Where do Mosquitoes Live: Identifying a Mosquito Infestation

Summer is a time of outdoor activities like riding bikes, pool parties, and barbecues. But if there’s one thing that will ruin your outdoor fun in a hurry, it’s mosquitoes. They buzz around your head and leave those annoying, itchy bites, sending you to the safety of indoors. Mosquitoes in your yard are no joke.

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