1) Mosquitoes fly at speeds of up to 1 and 1.7 miles per hour. Not really as fast as it sounds, especially when you consider the whole insect kingdom.
2) Only female mosquitoes bite animals or humans for blood. They do this so they can procreate.
3) Males generally feed off of plant nectar.
4) Mosquitoes lay their eggs in water. Atlanta mosquito control companies will tell you that ridding your home from items like buckets or pales or anything else that can collect water will reduce your number of pesky mosquitoes.
5) Mosquitoes may prefer beer drinkers. Especially mosquitoes with malaria.
6) Mosquito is Spanish for "little fly."
7) A mosquito can drink up to 3 times it's weight in blood.
8) There are over 2,700 species of mosquitoes.
9) Average lifespan is less than 2 months.
10) Males locate females by the sounds of their wings.
If you have any questions about mosquitoes, or are in the need of mosquito control in your area. Please call our Atlanta pest control team. We are here to take your calls any day or time of the week. Or fill in the form, and get a free inspection scheduled today!!