ID#: 5469
This is an illustration of a mosquito, however, it reveals some of the basic characteristics of all adult insects. Members of the class Insecta possess a body that is divided into three parts, the head, thorax, and abdomen. They are the dominant group of animals on earth with several hundred thousand different genera having been described.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Robert E. Sanders
Creation Date: 1972
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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