Culex

  • Common House Mosquito
  • Identification: Lands with the head and tip of abdomen pointing towards the surface.
  • Sucks blood from human and some other animals.

 Aedes

  • Also known as Tiger Mosquito.
  • Identification: Lands with the head and tip of abdomen pointing towards the surface.
    Posses white strips on entire body.
  • Disease: Causes Dengue Fever 

Anopheles

  • Identification: Lands vertically on the surface.
  • Disease: causes Malaria

Information collected by Wajeeha mehmood.

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