In small doses mosquitos are nothing more than a nuisance, however if you have noticed multiple breeding sites or an unusual amount of mosquitos on your property, it might be time to look into some preventative options. Read on to learn more about how Pied Piper uses environmentally friendly techniques to reduce the presence of mosquitos on & around your property!
Mosquito Facts &Information
In New Orleans Mosquitos are most common during the months of May, up through September. Generally mosquito populations are at their peak during Spring and begin to taper off during the fall.
Here are some facts to help you better understand mosquitos in New Orleans and how to prevent a population boom on your property!
- Only female mosquitos bite
- While both get energy from various sources such as fruit and plants, female moquitos need blood to help in laying eggs
- There are more than 3,500 species of mosquitos
- Don't worry, only 175 different species can be found in the United States
- West Virginia has the fewest species of mosquitos
- If you aren't a fan of mosquitos, West Virginia might be the place to settle down
- Mosquitos don't have teeth
- Mosquitos use the serrated proboscis to pierce skin, then drawing blood through one of two tubes.
- Mosquitos spend their first 10 days in water
- This is important if you have a large portion of standing water on your property
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