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Jurassic Park wasn't completely fiction! If we can draw any truth from that film it is that mosquitoes have, indeed, been thriving for over 100 million years.
One of the truly remarkable facts about mosquitoes is their ability to adapt. Most people know (from experience) that mosquitoes reside in humid, temperate zones (like swamps and jungles). Most people don't realize, however, that mosquitoes have successfully adapted to climates as extreme as the Arctic Circle (where they spend winter as larvae frozen in the ice).