What type is bug or mosquito is this?

Asked August 30, 2019, 9:58 PM EDT

Looking to find out what type of mosquito this may be.

Howard County Maryland

1 Response

We can't tell size from your photo, but the black and white striping suggests Asian tiger mosquito, a relatively new pest in our area. They are very small and quiet and bite during the day.
Here is our page on controlling mosquitoes:

https://www.extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/controlling-mosquitoes


Christine