Mosquito

Mosquitoes comprise a group of about 3,500 species of small insects that are flies. Within Diptera they constitute the family Culicidae. The word


Mosquitoes comprise a group of about 3,500 species of small insects that are flies. Within Diptera they constitute the family Culicidae. The word "mosquito" is Spanish for "little fly". Mosquitoes have a slender segmented body, one pair of wings, one pair of halteres, three pairs of long hair-like legs, and elongated mouthparts.
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