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Description:Photo contains Culex larvae found collecting in standing water in an Atlanta, Georgia residential area.

Mosquito larvae of most species have a prominent breathing siphon. The larvae rest suspended diagonally from the water surface with the end of the siphon tube penetrating its surface enabling the larvae to access their air supply.

High Resolution:Right click here and select "Save Target As..." for hi-resolution image (10.16 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC/James Gathany
Creation Date:2003
Photo Credit:James Gathany
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tree picture tree picture Environment and Public Health
tree picturetree picture tree picture Public Health
tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Disease Transmission
tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Disease Vectors
tree picture Organisms
tree picture tree picture Animals
tree picturetree picture tree picture Invertebrates
tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Arthropods
tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Insects
tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Diptera
tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Culicidae
tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Culex
Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.
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