mosquito

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mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue Aedes aegypti , yellow-fever mosquito
any mosquito of the genus Anopheles anopheline
virus transmitted by arthropod, like tick or mosquito arbovirus
caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito black vomit , yellow fever , yellow jack
common house mosquito common mosquito , Culex pipiens
mosquito, common culex
widespread tropical mosquito that transmits filarial worms Culex fatigans , Culex quinquefasciatus
encephalitis caused by a virus that is transmitted by a mosquito from an infected horse equine encephalitis , equine encephalomyelitis
mosquito-like insect whose larvae feed on fungi or decaying vegetation fungus gnat
fragile mosquito-like flies that produce galls on plants gallfly , gall gnat , gall midge
silvery topminnow with rows of black spots of tropical North America and West Indies; important in mosquito control Gambusia affinis , mosquitofish
(British usage) mosquito gnat
small mostly marine warm-water carp-like schooling fishes; used as bait or aquarium fishes or in mosquito control killifish
small usually brightly-colored viviparous surface-feeding fishes of fresh or brackish warm waters; often used in mosquito control live-bearer , poeciliid , poeciliid fish , topminnow
infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever malaria
mosquito netting fabric marquisette
minute two-winged mosquito-like fly lacking biting mouthparts; appear in dancing swarms especially near water midge
sting inflicted by a mosquito mosquito bite
mosquito carrying disease-causing microorganisms vector
larva of a mosquito wiggler , wriggler
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