Mosquito Rx | Mosquito Facts | Bellmore, NY

Bellmore, NY 11710

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Mosquitoes

Mosquito bites can be annoying and downright painful. They can be potentially dangerous, too. According to the World Health Organization, mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world. The spread of new invasive species into our area and the increased awareness of mosquito-borne diseases like Zika and West Nile have made it increasingly important to make sure your home is protected.

Mosquito Facts 

  •  Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals on earth

  • Only female mosquitoes bite humans. Females use the protein in blood for for their eggs.

  • Mosquitoes require water to breed.

  • Mosquito eggs can lay dormant for years before hatching.

  • Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide, lactic acid and octenol we emit when we breathe. They can sense carbon dioxide up to 75 feet away.   ​

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