Lehigh Acres, Florida: World's Largest Mosquito

18 feet long, made of metal and slightly stylized, but still disturbingly real. Stands inside of Lee County Mosquito Control District headquarters. Call before you visit; sometimes it's in storage or off somewhere on a parade float.
Address:
15191 Homestead Rd, Lehigh Acres, FL
Directions:
I-75 exit 138. Drive east on Hwy 82 for one mile, then turn left onto Buckingham Rd. Drive for a little more than four miles, then turn right onto Homestead Rd. Drive until it ends at the air field and the Lee County Mosquito Control District headquarters.
Phone:
239-694-2174
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World's Largest Mosquito

Just left the place where the Mosquito is on display inside the building. It's unique looking to say the least. The people inside were friendly and offered us a tour, but we didn't have the time. We had no idea they gave tours or we would have gone at a more convenient time for us. We took some pictures and looked at their display in the hallway leading to the mosquito.

[Bordeauxbarb, 03/01/2019]

Mosquito.

World's Largest Mosquito

The airfield guard was nice enough to show us the building so we could see the mosquito from the outside. He said to call ahead during the work week for a tour of the Mosquito Control Center and to get up close with the giant insect. The airfield and the Mosquito Control Center are adjacent to a neighborhood where the every home has a hangar instead of a garage and an airplane instead of a car.

[John L, 04/25/2013]

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