Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes transmit malaria throughout the world. Over 500 million people contract malaria each year and over 2 billion people carry the malaria parasite.

 

Identification

  • Mosquitoes are small biting flies, with slender bodies and long beaks used to penetrate the skin

  • Usually with black, white, or gray markings along the legs and body
    2 wings that are long and narrow

Environment

  • Breed in still, stagnant water

  • Can be found in almost every type of landscape on earth except deserts and the arctic

Threats

  • Can transmit a range of diseases through their bite including Zika Virus

  • Most forms of encephalitis are borne by mosquitoes

Treatment

  • Professional inspection and treatment is essential

  • Must be dealt with at the breeding site

  • Areas with stagnant water must be drained or treated with an IGR (IGRs will kill mosquitoes before they become adults)

  • Adult mosquitoes can be dealt with via a residual spray applied to their daylight hiding places

  • Ongoing maintenance throughout the mosquito season is critical March through October in Georgia

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