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Forward Thinking Pest Control

EHS Pest Control

RI, MA EHS Pest Control Blog

Location: Westwood, MA
 
  • There are about 170 different kinds of mosquitoes in the U.S. alone.
  • Mosquitoes can develop from egg to adult in 4 to 10 days.
  • Only female mosquitoes actually suck blood, males feed only on plant nectar.
  • A single female can lay 100-300 eggs at a time, up to 1,000-3,000 in her lifetime.
  • Mosquitoes can fly considerable distances, up to 20 miles or more.
  • Mosquitoes are responsible for more human death than any other living creature.
  • Mosquitoes DO transmit dog and cat heart-worm.
  • Mosquitoes don't see very well, but they zoom in like a heat-seeking missile once 30ft away.
  • Mosquitoes don't like to travel Most mosquitoes remain within a 1 mile radius of their breeding site.
  • Mosquitoes live long enough to create misery. The average life span of a female mosquito is 3 to 100 days. the male lives 10 to 20 days.
  • Male mosquitoes find female mosquitoes by listening to the sound of their wings beating.
  • Mosquitoes can fly about 1 to 1.5 miles per hour.
  • A mosquito can smell the carbon dioxide you exhale from about 60 to 75 feet away.
  • You are more likely to be bitten by a mosquito after you have eaten a banana.

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