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Do Mosquitoes Have Teeth?

The word ‘mosquito’ is Spanish for ‘little fly’, with the name originating in the 16th century when these annoying insects were first discovered. The population and species have increased dramatically over the centuries, leaving us with over 3,500 different mosquito species today. All of the species bite and have the potential to pass along diseases

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Most Common Mosquitoes in Houston

Mosquitoes are simply overbearing in Houston, Texas. They intrude on backyards,  gardens, pools, even our house and other out-of-the-house destinations commencing from springtime through the initial autumn period. The CDC has all but come out and named Houston, Texas is at a superlative danger for mosquito-borne sickness than most other areas in the United States.

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Mosquito ABCs : family of small midge-like flies

Mosquitoes ABC’s Mosquitoes are actually a family of small midge-like flies. A few of the species are harmless (and a small few are useful) to humans but most are a nuisance because they consume blood from vertebrates, including humans and pets. The female are generally the blood eating gender of the species. In feeding on

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What is a Midge: Prominent in Gulf Coast

What is a Midge Midge is a group of many kinds of small flies found on practically every land area outside deserts and frigid zones. They are prominent in Gulf Coast of the US including Texas, Florida and Carolina’s.  There are literally thousands of species and 47 are in Florida alone. Biting midges are primarily

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Dengue Fever : No Commercially Available Vaccine

What is Dengue Fever Dengue is transmitted by several species of mosquito . Dengue fever virus has four different types; infection with one type usually gives lifelong immunity to that type, but only short-term immunity to the others. Subsequent infection with a different type increases the risk of severe complications. As there is no commercially

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