Long-legged with a thin body, the female mosquito feeds mainly on blood, whereas the male will mainly feed on nectar.
Adults 7 - 15 mm long with a similar wingspan
Dependent on water
Females lay eggs in stagnate water
Female mosquitoes will feed on blood when they want to produce eggs, but mosquitoes will feed on nectar and other plant juices
Mosquitoes can be found in bushes, tall grass, in buckets, empty paint tins etc, anywhere stagnate water maybe.