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Mosquito

(Santa Clara Vector Control)

How To Identify Deadly Yellow Fever Mosquito As Invasive Species Spreads In Bay Area

As dangerous Yellow Fever Mosquito spreads in the Bay Area, look for white markings, and brown color to identify these smaller insects.

04/14/2014

Yellow Fever Mosquito, or aedes egypti.

Deadly Yellow Fever Mosquito Resurfaces In Menlo Park

A deadly mosquito that hasn’t been seen in the Bay Area since the 70s has been detected in San Mateo County.

04/12/2014

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Yellow Fever Mosquito Detected In California

A mosquito found in a residential area of Menlo Park tested positive for yellow fever.

10/15/2013

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Mosquito Spraying Planned In Brentwood After West Nile Discovery

The discovery of birds infected with West Nile virus has prompted Contra Costa County officials to schedule a mosquito spraying in Brentwood Thursday night.

08/23/2012

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Mosquito Fogging Planned In Antioch After West Nile Virus Discovery

Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District crews will spray an area of Antioch tonight after discovering a group of mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus there, district officials said.

08/15/2012

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Dangerous Asian Mosquito Nears The Bay Area

A new pest has reared its ugly head in Southern California, and is so nasty that vector control officials here in the Bay Area are taking steps to halt any northern migration.

04/24/2012