Report Suspected Invasive Aedes Sightings

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Report Suspected Invasive Aedes Sightings

If you believe you have seen invasive Aedes mosquitoes in San Mateo County, please call (650) 344-8592 or make a service request online.

Signs that invasive Aedes may be present in your area include:

  • small, dark-colored mosquitoes with white banded legs
  • mosquitoes with white stripes on the thorax (body)
  • mosquitoes that bite during the day, especially in urban areas
  • mosquitoes that bite indoors

Select insect identification if you have a mosquito sample available; otherwise, select mosquito service and we will set traps.

Mosquito (and other insect) photos can be sent to info@smcmvcd.org for identification, but please be aware that it is not always possible to identify insects from photos. Please retain the mosquito sample for physical identification if at all possible.

Fighting Invasive Aedes aegypti in San Mateo County
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Fighting Invasive Aedes aegypti in San Mateo County

Help fight invasive Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in San Mateo County. Dump and drain all standing water, and report daytime mosquito bites online or by calling (650) 344-8592.

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