Pest Control in CT, including Greenwich, Fairfield & Bridgeport.
Pest Control

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes in Torrington

Culex species and others

Color Varies; Pale brown with whitish stripes across abdomen
Legs Six
Shape Narrow Oval
Size 1/4" - 3/8"
Antennae Yes
Flight Yes

One of the best-known summer pests, mosquitoes breed in stagnant water or soft soil and can develop from egg to adult in 10 to 14 days.

Habits

Female mosquitoes suck our blood. Male mosquitoes feed on plant nectars. They can develop from egg to adult in 10 to 14 days. They are most active from dusk to dawn and will fly up to 14 miles for a blood meal.

Habitat

Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water sources such as storm drains, old tires, children's wading pools and birdbaths.

Threats

Mosquitoes are well-known to spread diseases such as West Nile Virus, malaria and dengue fever.

Mosquitoes can be found in all 50 states.

Serving CT including the Greater Fairfield area
Our Connecticut Service Area