A mosquito has been in our bedroom for about a week, biting regularly at
night; when we are fast asleep, in the early hours. We have some immovable
cupboards etc, that are ideal for it to hide behind.
Is there any way to entice it out, so we can deal with it?
Yes, they certainly do exit, but it's highly unlikely that mosquitos
would be attracted to fly paper. Fly paper attracts house flies and
gnats. The male mosquito feeds on plant sap, only the female seeks
blood. People having a mosquito problem inside their home probably
have standing water somewhere, in basements, eave gutters, even sink
drains. In today's modern homes many have several bathrooms, some
with drains that rarely get used yet contain standing water, that
guest bathroom toilet tank is excellent for mosquito breeding and
other creepy crawlies.
Ours are supposed to be carrying equine encephalitis. Anyway the skeeter
season is almost over here. To the best of my knowledge mosquitos are
attracted by CO2 and water vapor. We have light colored walls and
ceiling, and when we flip on the light, skeeters usually land somewhere.
Ours are pretty visible, and a judicious swing of a fly swatter is all
that it takes to bring them down.
"Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the
It's pretty easy to tell a mosquito, those other bugs don't buzz in
your ear... just as easy to find the sucker... when you hear it
buzzing in your ear in the dark of night get up and turn on the light
and look for it. If it's flying about you will hear it before you see
it. If you don't hear any buzzing look about on your walls and
ceiling with your trusty Dust Buster in hand.
Mostly, mosquitoes are attracted to 3rd-World countries,
and people who don't have any of the mosquito-nets yet.
Fly-paper strips, you pull out of the cylinder like a coil,
are really the best because you can taunt the little boogers
until they croak... "Cain't touch this... Cain't touch this.."
It's very gratifying and returns your sense of control.
[I don't think PETA or the SPCA covers mosquitoes; but
just in case, please use discretion repeating any of this
because if they find out, they may stalk me -- or blog badly
about me. They can be so insensitive and ruthless! TIA.]
I AM Bucky Breeder, (*(^; and I'm not talking to the aliens
because Stephen Hawking said it's not such a good idea :
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