Learn how to tell mosquitos apart from other buzzing winged insects. In this section, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about what mosquitoes look like, from their narrow bodies to their long proboscis.
Mosquitoes require standing water to breed. If you eliminate standing water on your property, you’ve gone a long way toward eliminating mosquitos. Learn more about where to look.
The life cycle of a mosquito is quick. It takes about 14 days for eggs to reach adulthood. Mature mosquitoes can live for as long as two months.
The idea that mosquitoes bite some people more than others is no myth. There’s scientific truth to it. Find out who might be more attractive to mosquitos based on blood type and scent, and why that is.