Mosquitoes Can Bite Through Clothes

You may think that you’re protected from mosquitoes when you’re fully clothed. However, this isn’t always the case. Mosquitoes are more than capable of biting through your clothes, especially if the clothes are made of very thin material. The Proboscis Makes it Possible Female mosquitoes bite with their unique mouthpart called the proboscis. The proboscis is capable of piercing not …

Mosquitoes Aren’t Afraid to Travel

Mosquitoes do not like to travel very far from their nest and prefer to feed as close to their home as possible, however, they do travel when necessary. Generally speaking, the majority of mosquitoes will not travel further than around three miles from their nest. However, there are a few factors that can affect how far a mosquito will travel …

Mosquitoes Love Standing Water

Mosquitoes Love Standing Water

The length of the mosquito breeding cycle varies by species, but mosquitoes generally need 10 to 14 days to develop in standing water. Mosquitoes, especially those species known to transmit the West Nile virus, prefer stagnant water for breeding. Some female mosquitoes prefer to lay eggs in water that collects and water that is stored in manmade containers. If you …

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How To Keep Your Yard Mosquito-Free

Fountains, ponds, and water gardens are great additions to yards, but these bodies of water also attract adult mosquitoes. You shouldn’t have to choose between your ideal lawn and pesky mosquitoes. Here are some tips on how you can have your favorite water features and keep mosquito populations at bay. Greater than 2 Feet Mosquito larvae must come to the …

Light pollution and West Nile.

Study Suggests Light Pollution Promotes Spread of West Nile

A recent study suggests that any areas that are lit at night are most vulnerable to the West Nile virus being transmitted by mosquito bites. That includes all cities, suburbs, or even countryside areas wherever people live. The study found that light pollution may cause a heightened vulnerability to mosquito-transmitted diseases, particularly the West Nile virus. The work “shows that …

Mosquitoes are a Worldwide and Local Threat

“Because of the way we live these days, we are all vulnerable,” said director Su Rynard of Discovery Channel’s Mosquito documentary. Rynard discussed how a growing population has contributed to changes that are resulting in the worldwide spread of mosquito-borne diseases. Changes resulting from a worldwide growing population include increased urbanization and travel. Mosquitoes Transmit Many Diseases Worldwide and Locally A …

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How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles To Suck Your Blood

Watch this interesting video on how mosquitoes use six needles to suck our blood and what they leave behind that is so harmful to us. This mosquito video is part of DEEP LOOK, a series created by KQED San Francisco and presented by PBS Digital Studios. The video quality and incredible close-ups are remarkable. But be warned, watching this video …

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Tuxedo Mosquito Control in the Marietta Daily Journal

Tuxedo Mosquito Control was recently featured in the Marietta Daily Journal! Our mosquito services keep cast & crew members of Georgia’s booming TV and film industry mosquito-free on outdoor shoots. Keeping Georgia’s TV & Film Industry Mosquito-Free With our services, you get no mosquitoes all year long. For any TV and film industry work, that means no mosquito bites and …

Mosquitoes bite in Fall.

It’s Almost Fall, But Mosquitoes Aren’t Gone Yet!

The first day of fall is September 22nd, but mosquitoes are here to stay while the weather’s warm. Any bit of heat and moisture is guaranteed to keep mosquitoes around to feast throughout fall, really. Mosquitoes just need the smallest amount of water to gestate. Your best bet to make sure you keep mosquitoes away is with a quality automated …