Mosquito Control
Mosquito Magnet & Coleman Deleto featured below are both Control Systems that mimics a large mammal by emitting a plume of carbon dioxide along with heat and moisture which when combined with an additional attractant by the name of octenol is irresistible to mosquitoes - no-see-ums - biting midges - black flies and sandflies.  The Control Systems operate 24 hours a day in order to capture day-biting, as well as night-biting blood-seeking insects. Biting insects such as the Aedes aegypti (carrier of Dengue Fever) Aedes Japonicus (carrier of the West Nile Virus) salt marsh - no-see-ums - midges and sand flies are all active biters during the daylight hours.

Mosquito Magnet

Mosquito MagnetMosquito Magnet mimics a large mammal by emitting a plume of carbon dioxide along with heat and moisture which when combined with an additional attractant, octenol is irresistible to mosquitoes - no-see-ums - biting midges - black flies and sandflies. Click below to learn more about the system.

Mosquito Deleto by Coleman 

 Mosquito Deleto by Coleman                              Mosquito Deleto is for the outdoor/backyard enthusiast seeking to relax in every corner of the outdoors, the Coleman? Mosquito Control system offers superior utilization of the outdoors because it is mobile, is not applied to the skin. Click below to learn more about the Mosquito Deleto.

Mosquitoes are insects belonging to the order Diptera, the True Flies. Like all True Flies, they have two wings but unlike other flies mosquito wings have scales. Female mosquitoes' mouthparts form a long piercing-sucking proboscis. Males differ from females by having feathery antennae and mouthparts not suitable for piercing skin. A mosquito's principal food is nectar or similar sugar source.

There are over 2500 different species of mosquitoes throughout the world; about 200 species occur in the United States with 77 species occurring in Florida. A new species, Anopheles grabhamii, was reported from the Florida Keys in 2001 (Darsie et al. 2002). Each mosquito species has a Latin scientific name, such as Anopheles quadrimaculatus. Anopheles is the "generic" name of a group of closely related mosquitoes and quadrimaculatus is the "species" name that represents a group of individuals that are similar in structure and physiology and capable of interbreeding. These names are used in a descriptive manner so that the name tells something about each particular mosquito, for example, Anopheles ? Greek meaning hurtful or prejudicial and quadrimaculatus ? Latin meaning four spots (4 dark spots on the wings). Some species have what are called "common names" as well as scientific names, such as Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus , the "black salt marsh mosquito."

Scientific investigators (taxonomists) are constantly looking for new mosquitoes, as well as reviewing previously identified specimens for new information or identifying characteristics. Better microscopic equipment developed in the last 20 years has improved the taxonomist's ability to determine differences between species. Recently such a review by Dr. John Reinert (2000) led to a change in the name of many mosquitoes belonging to the genus Aedes. Using improved methods and over 30 years' experience he elevated a subgenus of Aedes ( Ochlerotatus ) to the status of genus. This will necessitate the renaming of many mosquitoes previously named Aedes to the genus Ochlerotatus and the rewriting of many taxonomic keys important to public health entomologists working in mosquito control.

Can be an annoying, serious problem in man's domain. They interfere with work and spoil hours of leisure time. Their attacks on farm animals can cause loss of weight and decreased milk production. Some are capable of transmitting diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, dengue, filariasis and encephalitis [St. Louis encephalitis (SLE), Western Equine encephalitis (WEE), LaCrosse encephalitis (LAC), Japanese encephalitis (JE), Eastern Equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus (WNV)] to humans and animals.

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