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This image depicts the mosquito Ochlorotatus canadensis, formerly Aedes canadensis, commonly known as the woodland pool mosquito, which had lighted upon a human host’s arm, and was in the process of obtaining her blood meal. Having inserted her proboscis through the skin surface, if you look carefully, you can see the red blood climbing up the proboscis to the head region of the insect.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Gary Alpert - Urban Pests - Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Creation Date: 2013
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.