What is the pupal stage?

The pupal stage is a resting, non-feeding stage. Mosquito pupae must live in water from 1 to 4 days, depending on the species and water temperature. When development is complete, the pupal skin splits and the mosquito emerges as an adult.

The newly emerged adult mosquito rests on the surface of the water for a short time to dry and allow all its parts to harden. For more information please call 530-265-1222.

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