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An Anopheles stephensi mosquito is obtaining a blood meal from a human host through its pointed proboscis. Note the droplet of blood being expelled from the 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. Source: CDC

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  • 2005-07-06 02:51 Rsabbatini 700×463×8 (29941 bytes) An ''Anopheles stephensi'' [[mosquito]] is obtaining a [[blood]] meal from a human host through its pointed [[proboscis]]. Note the droplet of blood being expelled from the abdomen after having engorged itself on its host’s blood. This mosquito is a kno

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current10:24, 9 October 2013Thumbnail for version as of 10:24, 9 October 20133,032 × 2,008 (3.4 MB)El Grafo (talk | contribs)full resolution from original TIF at PHIL/CDC
11:23, 21 May 2006Thumbnail for version as of 11:23, 21 May 2006700 × 463 (29 KB)Luis Fernández García (talk | contribs)Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Anopheles_stephensi.jpeg {{PD-USGov-HHS-CDC}}
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