ID#: 23157
Description: Caption:
Captured in West Covina, California on September 13, 2018, this image depicted a close, right lateral view of a female, Aedes albopictus mosquito, as she was obtaining her blood meal through the skin of her host. Note the blood filled, red colored fascicle, transferring the blood to the mosquito’s mouth much like a sharp straw.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District (SGVMVCD), Pablo Cabrera
Creation Date: 2018
Photo Credit: Pablo Cabrera
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.