- Length: between 3 and 4 mm long.
- Appearance: the thorax, legs and the veins of the wings are all covered in brown scales.
- ¥ Habitat: Mainly develops in rice paddies, stagnant polluted water and drains.
Adult: the thorax, legs and the veins of the wings are all covered with brown scales. Its colour is dull. The end of its abdomen is always rounded. The eggs are brown, long and cylindrical. They hang vertically under the surface of water and are grouped by batches of 300. They mainly develops in rice paddies, stagnant polluted water and drains.
- Appearance: has black and white markings.
- Habitat: it lives and breeds in reservoirs, in particular artificial tanks of clean water.
The adult has black and white markings. The larvae hang at 45 degrees under the water surface. The eggs are black and oval shaped. Aedes mosquitoes reach the adult stage after between 6 to 8 days. Their metamorphosis is total, it moves from the egg to larvae then nymph and finally the adult stage.
It never flies more than not 60 to 100 m. Aedes mainly bites during the change in light in the morning and the evening. They are found in reservoirs, tanks and cisterns of clean water.
- Appearance: pale and dark markings on the wings.
- Reproduction: between 50 and 150 eggs.
- Habitat: They prefer clean, unpolluted water.
The adult has mottled wings. The larvae hang at 45 degrees under the surface of the water. The eggs are around 1mm long and are equipped with floats. The larvae remain parallel under the surface of the water.
Anophiles reach the adult stage after 7 to 10 days. Their metamorphosis is total, it moves from the egg to the larvae then the nymph and the adult stage. Its favourite habitat is clean water. It bites at night. It is still the main vector of Malaria.