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Mosquitoes discovered by Mardon (#10170)

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Observed: June 22, 2018 @ 6:30 PM
Posted on: June 24, 2018 @ 2:59 PM (diff: 2 days)
Found while using a plastic jar to collect water along the bed of a tiny stream in a search for aquatic arthropods. These larva suspend themselves vertically below the surface of the water and get oxygen through the "breathing tube" or siphon that can bee seen at the end of the tail.

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By Tclenche on 6/24/2018 3:26:31 PM

these are fantastic sightings and photo! An inspiration to us all!!

By Mardon on 6/24/2018 3:55:25 PM

Thomas, "Thank you".  You're too generous. You also have a great site. Hope everyone interested in Newfoundland photography checks out  your 500px photos at  Excellent collection!

By Tclenche on 6/24/2018 4:44:50 PM

Thank you! I loved doing micro. I used to have a home made digital microscope, did some interesting photos of fish eggs with it. Someday, i will put some of those on my 500px site.

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