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Aedes triseriatus (sometimes, Ochlerotatus triseriatus)

Aedes triseriatus (sometimes, Ochlerotatus triseriatus)

We think of mosquitoes as parasites, but in turn they contend with their own parasites. This eastern treehole mosquito is laden with hemolymph-feeding water mites. Urbana, Illinois, USA.

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