Mosquitoes are small, midge-like flies that constitute the family Culicidae.
Females of most species are ectoparasites, whose tube-like mouthparts (called a
Mosquitoes belong to the same group as the true flies, Diptera. As such, they
have a single pair of wings. They typically have long, thin legs and a head
Few animals on Earth evoke the antipathy that mosquitoes do. Their itchy,
irritating bites and nearly ubiquitous presence can ruin a backyard barbecue or a
Along with causing that itchy red bump, a mosquito bite can spread diseases,
including West Nile, Zika, chikungunya, encephalitis, dengue, yellow fever, and ...
33 Things You Didn't Know About Mosquitoes, like how many teeth they have -
none - why they bite some people and not others.
Jul 7, 2016 ... Mosquito bites are round, usually puffy, and severely itchy. Learn about which
diseases mosquitos can transmit and how to treat and prevent ...
Jun 7, 2016 ... Seen up close, the anatomy of a mosquito bite is terrifying. The most dangerous
animal in the world uses six needle-like mouthparts to saw into ...
Jan 29, 2016 ... This blood sucker might not be your best friend, but it loves you. The mosquito,
Aedes aegypti, is causing widespread fear in Brazil where it is ...
What's the most dangerous creature on earth? Without question the answer is:
the mosquito. Mosquitoes and the diseases they spread have been responsible ...
Organization enhancing the health and quality of life through the suppression of
mosquitoes, other vectors and pests of public importance.