Mosquito Information

Below you will find two different keys that may help with identifying mosquitoes along with additional information to help with identifying mosquitoes.

Darsie & Ward 1981.pdf


Use the sketches and informational slides found here to help familiarize yourself with the mosquito species of Wyoming.

We are often bothered by flying insects during summer months in Wyoming, especially when they appear in large swarms. Many of these insects are actually harmless and often mistaken for mosquitoes. Familiarize yourself with the differences using this simple guide.

Learn more about the life cycle of mosquitoes here.