Mosquitoes

mosquito

Mosquito

Scientific name: Family Culicidae
(Diptera: Culicidae)

Facts: Mosquitoes are slender-bodied, long-legged insects, less than 1/2 inch long, with delicate wings fringed with scales. Males have bushy antennae. Mosquitoes have long, slender sucking mouthparts. Only adult females suck blood; males feed on nectar.

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