Tick & Mosquito Facts

Ticks

Mosquitoes

  • Only female mosquitoes bite. This helps them lay their eggs.
  • Mosquitoes have six legs.
  • There are roughly 2,700+ known mosquito species in the world. There are only around 176 species that live in the U.S.
  • Mosquitoes can spread the following diseases: Chikungunya, Dengue, Encephalitis, Malaria, West Nile virus, Yellow fever and Zika virus.
  • Mosquitoes often hide in areas that are shaded like sewer drains and thick bushes.

Tick & Mosquito Facts

Ticks

Mosquitoes

  • Only female mosquitoes bite. This helps them lay their eggs.
  • Mosquitoes have six legs.
  • There are roughly 2,700+ known mosquito species in the world. There are only around 176 species that live in the U.S.
  • Mosquitoes can spread the following diseases: Chikungunya, Dengue, Encephalitis, Malaria, West Nile virus, Yellow fever and Zika virus.
  • Mosquitoes often hide in areas that are shaded like sewer drains and thick bushes.