There are more than 3500 known subspecies of which more than 100 are native in Europe. Female mosquitoes require a protein-rich blood meal so that they can lay eggs. According to the World Health Organization, about 1 million humans die every year because of mosquito-borne diseases. These inconspicuous insects are thus considered the most dangerous non-human species in the world.
Worldwide, except North and South Pole as well as Deserts