Culex Mosquito

Culex Mosquito

 

Mosquitoes prefer warm weather in general, but will rest during the hottest periods of the day and are active from dusk till dawn.

 

The Culex Mosquito is known to spread diseases like the West-Nile Virus, Filariasis (Elephantitis) and Encephalitis.

 

 

Appearance

  • Adult is 4–10mm long
  • Pale and light brown or yellowish in colour

 

Habits

  • A long distance flier
  • Mainly breed in polluted stagnant water and drains

 

Life Cycle

  • After a full blood meal the female Culex Mosquito can lay up to 300 eggs
  • Pupa emerge as adults after 2 days

 

Signs of Infestation

  • Consistent buzzing sound in the ear
  • Experiencing skin rashes and redness
  • Mosquito bites are an obvious sign which are usually inflamed
  • Larvae in stagnant water

 

Recommended Products

Olyset® Net

Olyset® Pro

Sumilarv® 0.5G

Pesguard® FG161

SumiProTM EW