Mosquito
(Family culicidae)

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Long-legged with a thin body, the female mosquito feeds mainly on blood, whereas the male will mainly feed on nectar.

Description

Adults 7 - 15 mm long with a similar wingspan

Biology

Dependent on water
Females lay eggs in stagnate water

Food

Female mosquitoes will feed on blood when they want to produce eggs, but mosquitoes will feed on nectar and other plant juices

Habitat

Mosquitoes can be found in bushes, tall grass, in buckets, empty paint tins etc, anywhere stagnate water maybe.

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