HELP INDEX NEXT UP PREVIOUS FEEDBACK ATG Mosquito 2 (Order Dipetera Family Culicidae)

The female has a total of 6 tools used for withdrawing blood. Of those parts, one is used to cut a jagged opening, a tiny tube in then inserted into the cut to inject a watery solution to dilute the blood. Another tool is then inserted into the hole when the blood has reached the right consistency to suck it up. All these parts are sheathed in a beak. Breeding in stagnant water, the eggs are laid in May or June with the female dying 2 to 4 weeks later. [BM] {PF}
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