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Mosquito Larva

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Mosquito Larva
Mosquito eggs hatch into larvae which swim in the water by wriggling movements. At rest, they hang from the surface film of the water and breathe through a breathing tube. Their 'feeding brushes' flicker all the time, wafting microscopic plants from the water into the mouth. The larva moults its cuticle several times but at the last stage it has become a pupa

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