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ID#:5814
Description:Caption:
This female Anopheles stephensi mosquito was obtaining a blood meal from a human host through its pointed proboscis. Note the droplet of blood being expelled from the insect’s abdomen, after having engorged itself on its host’s blood. This mosquito is a known malarial vector with a distribution that ranges from Egypt, all the way to China.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. William Collins
Creation Date:2004
Photo Credit:Jim Gathany
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