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.