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52 Interesting Mosquito Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Mosquitoes are amazing creatures, that’s a fact you and I won’t deny. Just how amazing these insects actually are, will be more than clear after reading this huge overview of interesting mosquito facts. Did you know that mosquitoes are found around the world, except in Iceland? These and many more …

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Are Mosquitoes Attracted To Perfume?

Mosquitoes and perfume, it’s a smelly story of attraction that never gets old. The scent in certain types of perfumes will definitely influence mosquito behavior, the best choice would be this Victoria’s Secret Bombshell perfume. It’s NOT an attractant at all, but a bombshell of a mosquito repellent! Scents and …

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How Far Do Mosquitoes Travel?

Have you ever stopped to think about how far a mosquito can fly? The winged pests always seem to be flitting about to and fro during mosquito season, so it’s a valid question. Knowing more about the distances mosquitoes can cover could be a useful tool in protecting yourself from …

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Citronella: Mosquito Repellent Plant Or Useless Smelly Candle?

If you have ever gone hunting for mosquito repellent, you’re likely very familiar with one key ingredient: citronella. It seems that citronella makes its way into almost every commercial repellent out there, but how effective is it for actually repelling mosquitoes? The answer may surprise you. Despite its vast popularity …

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How Many Eyes Does A Mosquito Have?

Ever wondered how many eyes a mosquito might have? Do they have two eyes like us humans, or several hundred little eyes? I’ve set out to find all the answers for you, and more. Because as it turns out people have a lot of very interesting questions about mosquito biology. …

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What Do Male Mosquitoes Eat?

Whenever I tell people the story about the male mosquito diet, people are amazed. It’s very rare that I find someone that knows what male mosquitoes eat. I’m both at war with these creatures as much as I am fascinated by them, so this seems like a good opportunity for …

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Can A Table Or Ceiling Fan Repel Mosquitoes?

A lot of people like to use a household table fan to repel or even kill mosquitoes indoors. However, the question is if using a fan to kill mosquitoes can be considered an effective indoor anti-mosquito solution. I’ve put the theory to the test, while simultaneously finding some really cool …

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Why Do Mosquito Bites Itch? (+11 Tips To Stop Scratching)

We’re all familiar with the itch that follows a mosquito bite. And it’s always so hard to resist the temptation and not scratch that bite. Scratching a mosquito bite temporarily relieves the itch, but the minute you stop, the itchier it becomes. Scratching also increases the chances of a puncture-like …

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Mosquitoes Love Flying In The Rain! (This Is Why)

Have you ever noticed that mosquito season seems to have plenty of rainy days? If you spend time outside when it storms, you may have realized the weather doesn’t protect you from mosquitoes. It may seem unlikely that the flying pests would be out during rain, but mosquitoes actually love …

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Mosquito Lifespan:
How Long Do Mosquitoes Live?

During mosquito season, it can be hard to imagine an end to all the flying pests who are terrorizing you and your family. When mosquitoes are constantly harassing you, their lifespan can seem impossibly long. If you’re curious about how long a mosquito can live to terrorize you, I have …