What do mosquitoes look like?
Asian tiger mosquitoes are one of the most prevalent species of mosquitoes in South Carolina, and are identifiable by the black and white “tiger-striped” pattern on their bodies and legs. These small mosquitoes are about ¼-inch long and have a single silver-white line running from their heads down their backs.
When are mosquitoes most active?
Why do mosquitoes bite humans?
Female mosquitoes feed on the blood of humans (and other mammals) in order to obtain proteins needed for egg development. Without that blood meal, they cannot reproduce.