Mosquitos: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Mosquitos are â…› – Âľ inches in length
  • They are easily identified by their long piercing proboscis (an elongated sucking mouthpart that is typically tubular and flexible)
  • After feeding on warm-blooded creatures, they will generally leave a small red itchy bump
  • The males and females can be differentiated by their antennae: males’ are bushy and females’ are not

Active Season

  • Mosquitos are active during the warmer and more humid months

Interesting Facts

  • Mosquitos are attracted to dark clothing
  • They use heat sensors around their mouth to detect a person’s body heat

Cause for Concern

  • Mosquitos can carry and transmit several lethal diseases such as Malaria or West Nile virus
  • Their regular non-disease transmitting bites can still be extremely itchy and irritating

Town & Country Can Help

Mosquito Season Package

  • Town & Country offers a mosquito season package to keep you and your family safe from these disease carrying insects. We offer a 6 application program with treatments every 21 days. We’re looking to protect homes and areas where people will be congregating.

Customer Preparation

  • Please be able to point out the area that you have been seeing the majority of Mosquito activity. If you will not be home for the treatment, please provide us with a thorough description or clearly mark the area of concern

Our Guarantee

  • Town & Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

Contact Us Immediately

If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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Mosquito Media Gallery

At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter. Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you “identify your pest.”

All our images and video are copyright and are property of Town & Country Pest Solutions. Do not duplicate without written permission. Email our on-staff photographer, Ryan, if you would like permission to use or purchase any of our media.

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