Mosquitoes can be a real nuisance to humans. The deBugged blog explores how the flying pests find us and feed on our blood.
Tag Archives: mosquitoes
Tis the season to soak up some sun by the pool or on the beach, or perhaps the golf course. For others, enjoying an after-work neighborhood stroll is the ideal way to clear away the distractions and noise of the day. Others still, will mow their lawns at this more convenient time of day, giving [...]
One of the largest mosquitoes in the United States, Psorophora ciliata, is expected to experience a major population boom this spring and summer in Florida.
It’s the summer vacation and lots of us will be jetting off to exotic places. You’ve packed your swimming gear and sunscreen but have you considered the bugs? According to Malaria No More, the disease causes 216 million illnesses per year and 655,00 deaths. Approximately 1,500 cases of malaria are diagnosed in the United States [...]
I’m not going to say everyone hates creepy crawly things – entomologists exist after all – but at least most of us do. We tend to deal with these creepy crawlies because at least we know what kind of pests we might expect to find in our own backyard. Traveling abroad, however, opens up a [...]