Types of Mosquitos 

In Singapore a few common Mosquitos are :  

• Aedes aegypti
• Aedes albopictus
• Culex quinquefasciatus
• Culex tritaeniorhynchus
• Culex gelidus
• Anopheles maculatus
• Anopheles sundaicus

Problems caused by Mosquitos :

Mosquito-borne diseases become the result of being bitten by a mosquito. The illnesses are very severe, and if not treated with a sense of urgency, they can result in the death the people infected. Below are some of the diseases spread by mosquitoes in Singapore.

How to control Mosquitos :

  • Remove stagnant water  to prevent them from becoming breeding grounds for Aedes mosquitoes.

  • Clean and discard  any dried leaves that may prevent water stagnation.

  • Cover all water items to prevent mosquitoes from breeding.

  • Clean and clear drains  around the house on weekly basis o prevent water stagnation.