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Description:Drawing of Mansonia, or Coquillettidia mosquito larvae with siphon, or air tube.
The Mansonia, and Coquillettidia mosquitoes, are distinguished by the radically modified siphon. These two genera insert their siphons into the hollow roots of aquatic plants in order to access their air supply.
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Creation Date:1975
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