Frequently Asked Questions about Mosquitoes
NO, only female mosquitoes bite! Both male and female mosquitoes mainly feed on plant nectar and fruit, the female mosquitoes require blood to produce eggs.
Mosquito biting activity increases by 500 times when there is a full moon.
Mosquitoes prefer children to adults and blondes to brunettes. You’re more likely to be a target for mosquitoes if you consume bananas!
Mosquitoes are attracted by several things: movement, body ordor, lactic acid, and carbon dioxide. A mosquito can detect a moving target 18′ away!
The average life span of a female mosquito is 100 days. A Male mosquito lives on average 10 to 20 days.
Yes! Some mosquito species fly up to 100 miles but 2 miles is about average.