What is the larval stage?

Mosquito larvae live in water from 4 to 14 days depending on the water temperature. They come to the surface frequently to get oxygen. They feed on algae and small organisms living in the water. The larva sheds its skin four times while it grows. After the fourth time, the larva becomes a pupa, the stage before the mosquito becomes an adult. For more information please call 530-265-1222.

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1. Do all mosquitoes carry West Nile Virus?
2. Why are some people bitten more than others?
3. How far can a mosquito fly?
4. How long do adult mosquitoes live?
5. What is the life cycle of a mosquito?
6. What is the egg phase of a mosquito?
7. What is the larval stage?
8. What is the pupal stage?
9. Why do mosquitoes make a buzzing noise?