What Is a Mosquito Hawk?


A mosquito hawk is a type of insect that is also called a nighthawk or a dragonfly. It is a long insect, common around water bodies like ponds, lakes and streams, that feeds on mosquitoes, as well as other small insects like bees and ants. The dragonfly is classified as one of the fastest insects in the world.
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An insect that eats mosquitoes also known as a crane fly, it looks like a very large mosquito. Some also call the dragonfly the mosquito hawk because its main diet is mosquitoes.
1. Look closely at a dragonfly. Note that the wingspan of a dragonfly is about 70 mm, and they rest holding their wings out from their bodies, unlike most other insects. They have
Mosquito hawk can mean: Crane fly · Dragonfly · Damselfly; A mosquito in the genus
mosquito hawk: slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; mainly nocturnal North American goatsucker
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mosquito hawk
Chiefly Southern U.S. dragonfly.
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Mosquito hawk is another name for a dragonfly. Dragonflies are called this because they are known to consume large amounts of mosquitoes each day.
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