Suburban Pest Blog

MOSQUITOES A BRIEF OVERVIEW

Posted by Ken Unger on Apr 8, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Identification:

Over 150 species of mosquitoes have been identified in the U.S. The 4 most significant genera and selected pest species are Culex(northern house mosquito, southern house mosquito), Anopheles (common malaria mosquito)Ochlerotatus (eastern salt-marsh mosquito) and Aedes (yellow fever mosquito). These represent  most of the commonly encountered blood feeding and disease vectoring mosquitoes in the U.S. With spring/summer fast approaching this information can be extremely valuable to anyone who has concerns about these pesky and potentionally dangerous insects.

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Topics: Westchester County Mosquito Control