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蚊子

Posted July 18, 2013, 2:32:00 PM    ∙    By System Admin    ∙    0 Comment    ∙    12144 Views
HEALTH THREAT
In addition to irritating, itchy bites, mosquitoes have most recently been known for spreading the West Nile Virus. In most cases, the West Nile Virus causes flu-like symptoms, but in extreme situations can infect the brain and cause encephalitis, which can then affect the entire nervous system.
PROPERTY THREAT
Minimal to none. Even though mosquitoes do not cause property damage, proper maintenance and getting rid of stagnant water around your home or business is key in warding off a mosquitoe infestation.
Mosquitoes have been pestering mankind for over 30 million years. While these pests are more commonly known for the itchy red bumps the females leave behind, they are one of North America’s most dangerous pests due to their ability to widely spread diseases such as the West Nile virus, Yellow Fever and Malaria. While there are hundreds of different species of mosquitoes, there are only a few homeowners come into contact with.

Traits of a Mosquitoe

  • Length: 1/8 to 3/8 inch
  • Body: Consists of a head, thorax and abdomen
  • Wings: Two
  • Mouth: Long beak with piercing-sucking mouthparts
  • Color: Brown
  • Size: No larger than 3/5 of an inch
  • Commonly Found in Stagnant water
  • Active at night, and rest in the shade during the day

MOSQUITOE FAQs

What attracts mosquitoes?

Mosquitoes are commonly found near stagnant unsanitary water. They lay eggs in the water, the larvae grow underwater until they emerge fully grown.
健康上的威胁
除了過敏,叮咬瘙痒,最新已知蚊子传播西尼罗病毒。 在大多数情况下,西尼罗病毒引起类似流感的症状,但是在极端情况下, 可以感染脑部和引至脑炎,然后可能会影响整个神经系统。
物业上的威胁
小至无。即使蚊子不会造成财产损失,适当的保养你的家园或企业周围和去除积水是抵挡蚊虫侵扰的关键。
蚊子一直糾纏着人类超过30万年。虽然这些害虫是通常留下红痒的凹凸,它们是北美洲最危险的害虫之一,由于它们广泛传播疾病的能力,如西尼罗病毒,黄热病和疟疾。虽然有数百种不同种类的蚊子中,只有少数房主接触到的。

蚊子的特征

  • 长度:1/8到3/8英寸
  • 身体:分為头部,胸部和腹部
  • 翅膀:两只
  • 口:細長的喙与刺吸式口器
  • 颜色:棕色
  • 大小:不大于3/5英寸
  • 常见于死水中
  • 活跃于晚上,并在白天在阴凉处休息

蚊子的常见问题

是什么吸引蚊子?

蚊子通常是发现靠近不卫生的积水中。它们于水中产卵,幼虫生长在水下直到它们呈现完全成熟。
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