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Culex Species says eklans.
Jim Senn
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Posted on 03-12-2023 23:50
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2023-10-19, Badem, RLP, Germany; 2 photos of Anopheles mosquito cf maculipennis on house wall
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eklans
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It's not an Anopheles sp. - Anopheles' palps are as long as it's proboscis. I cannot see enough details to be sure but I guess it's a Culex sp.
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
 
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Thanks, Eric, hopefully I have learned something. Apparently, moving the palps & proboscis back & forth helps them pierce our skin without us feeling it -- or so I learned from being a nurse. thanks again.
 
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