ID#: 26022
Description: Caption:
This is a photograph depicting 3-pupae of the Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito, also known as the southern house mosquito. These pupae were shown floating in standing water. The pupal stage represents the last stage of the C. quinquefasciatus life cycle, before adulthood. Pupae develop into adult, flying mosquitoes in 2 to 3-days.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Amy E. Lockwood, MS
Creation Date: 2022
Photo Credit: Lauren Bishop
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.