Mosquito

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The mosquito is a winged insect of the genus Culex. The female possesses a long proboscis which punctures (not bites) the skin of humans and animals to suck their blood.[1] Such mosquito 'bites' are a prime cause of the spread of the tropical disease malaria.

Notes

  1. "Female mosquitoes need blood meals to make the shells for their eggs." BUGMAN Bug Trivia Quiz
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