Southern Mosquito

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Southern Mosquito:



Scientific Name: Culex Quinquefasciatus 

Southern Mosquito
Length: 0.15-0.16 inches
Commonly Found: Globally Except: Antarctica 



Southern Mosquito facts

"Southern Mosquito" can be found at tropical and subtropical regions all around the world and is a significant vector for diseases such as lymphatic filariasis avian malaria, westerners equine encephalitis , west Nile fever and potentially Zika virus 
It is able to breed in dirty water collections including stagnant drains septic tanks with leaks burrow pits and almost all organic polluted water collections
In optimum temperature and humidity the life cycle will be completed within only 7 days

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