Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes

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Identification:

Adult mosquitoes have a grayish colored body and have white stripes going across the abdomen, they are covered in silver, green, or bluish iridescent scales. Their body is narrow, long thin legs, a long nose (proboscis) that is used for feeding, and one pair of transparent wings.

The larvae live in areas with standing water and have a large head and thorax and a worm-like abdomen.

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Habitat:

Mosquitoes need water to breed. Adult mosquitoes lay eggs in stagnant water, they will also use slow moving water, soil that stays moist or leaf litter that stays moist.

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