They can be found indoors, outdoors and in rural places. They can bite causing painful stings; in some cases they can cause an allergic reaction with edema, fever and redness in the infected area.
They develop and feed in humid areas rich in decaying bacteria (waste, garbage, excrement, and more) They can carry germs and bacteria generating infectious intentional diseases such as diarrhea, typhoid, dysentery, among others.
They are attracted by heat, light, humidity, bright colors and sweet scents. Only females bite, they need the blood from animals or humans to reproduce. When they bite they produce painful itching and they leave hives that can be painful. Mosquito bites can transmit dengue, malaria, yellow fever among other.