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Mosquitoes

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There are over 60 different species of mosquito in the Byron Shire but only a small number cause nuisance-biting problems or spread disease-causing pathogens.

An example of the Coastal swamp wetlands within the Byron Shire region. These wetlands include paperbark, tea-tree, swamp oak and sedgeland plant species and provide habitat for mosquito species such as Aedes procax, Aedes multiplex and Coquilettidia xanthogaster.