Mosquito Control & Other Vectors » Integrated Pest Management
Mosquito Life Cycle

Mosquito Life Cycle: Egg > Larvae > Pupae > Adult

Did You Know!

  • Mosquitoes need standing/still water in order to complete their life cycle.
  • Only adult female mosquitoes can bite, taking several blood feedings in a lifetime.
  • One mosquito can have potentially 1200 offspring.
  • Mosquitoes that can carry West Nile virus mostly bite at dusk and dawn.
  • Neglected swimming pools can produce thousands of mosquitoes, infesting an entire neighborhood!
  • Anyone can get West Nile virus. All it takes is one bite from an infected mosquito.
  • The District has several methods of controlling mosquitoes including the use of mosquitofish.