Scientific Names for Mosquitoes?

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The scientific name for mosquito is Culicidae. It is a true insect, and has six legs. The species of the mosquito has over 3500 different kinds that are divided into three different subfamilies.
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Mosquito
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Diptera
Mosquitoes are holometabolous insects and therefore grow through an egg, larva, pupa to adult stage. The larvae and pupae are aquatic, the adults are free flying. At 80° F the larva goes through four larval instars in about 4 days... More »
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