Mosquitoes can live in almost any environment, with the exception of extreme cold weather. They favour forests, marshes, tall grasses and weeds, and ground that is wet at least part of the year. … Floodwater mosquitoes lay their eggs in moist soil.
Female mosquitoes bite because they need protein found in blood to develop their eggs. They choose their targets through a combination of smell, heat and visual cues, and continue seeking bloodmeals until their abdomens are full. The females can live up to about a month and feed every two or three nights during that time.
The most common mosquito species feed at dawn and dusk, and for a few hours into dark. However, there are some species that are particularly aggressive and will feed both day and night.
House flies have a fairly short lifespan…typically ranging about 30 days. Female flies will lay about 30,000 eggs in their short life. Eggs will hatch in 10-14 days. House flies feed off of food, rotting animal carcasses, or even feces!
Bee hive treatment becomes a necessity during spring. At this time, bees commonly “swarm”. Swarming is the process where a queen will leave the nest with worker bees and find a new location for their hive.
Not only does the process of swarming produce a dangerous area around where the bees are swarming, but the new nest may be in the vicinity of your house or commercial property, or even in the cavity of your walls.
The European wasp, also known as the German or yellow jacket wasp, is native to Europe but has become well established in Australia. They are especially successful and destructive invaders when introduced to new territories. They compete aggressively with indigenous wildlife for habitat and food supplies. They are a social insect and nest in colonies. The majority of nests are found in soil beneath the ground although they can also be found inside tree hollows and inside structures, including the roof voids and wall cavities of our homes and offices.