ID

ENTO-202NP

Authors as Published

Eric Day, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Sally Paulson, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Kirsten Buhls, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Arlington, VA, Theresa Dellinger, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Tim McCoy, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Dini Miller, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, and Molly Stedfast, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

JPG- Mosquitos

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Most common mosquitoes are brown to black with tan or white lines or markings. All pest mosquitoes have a long beak or proboscis that is used for feeding. In addition mosquitoes have three pairs of long, slender legs and are 1/4 to 1/2 inch long (6.4-12.7 mm). Immature mosquitoes are worm-like and called wrigglers because of the way they move in water. They are also 1/4 to 1/2 inch long (6.4-12.7 mm).


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

March 11, 2016