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  • Rights: Photo by James Gathany, released into the public domain by Dept. for Health and Human Sciences, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Published 20 October 2014 Size: 480 KB Referencing Hub media

    A female Anopheles gambiae mosquito feeding. This specimen has landed on a human skin surface and is in the process of obtaining its blood meal through its sharp, needle-like proboscis, which it has inserted into its human host.

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