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A biting male mosquito from Lebanese amber
John Carr
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Posted on 07-12-2023 13:24
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"Here, we report the discovery, in Lower Cretaceous amber from Lebanon, of two conspecific male mosquitoes unexpectedly with piercing mouthparts, armed with denticulate sharp mandibles and laciniae. These male fossils were likely hematophagous."

https://doi.org/1...023.10.047

Some of the basal Chironomidae are also bloodsuckers.
 
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