ID#: 27577
This photograph depicts an Anopheles quadrimaculatus mosquito pupa. Pupae live in water. They don’t have external mouthparts, so they do not eat during the pupal phase. An adult mosquito emerges from a pupa in 2–3 days.
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Content Provider(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.