Do only female mosquitoes bite?

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Do only female mosquitoes bite?
« on: 26/09/2011 09:30:03 »
Korochkina Daria  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Do only female mosquitoes bite us?

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Do only female mosquitoes bite?
« Reply #1 on: 04/10/2011 13:54:08 »
Yes. The female requires protein, which it gets from blood, in the production of eggs.
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Do only female mosquitoes bite?
« Reply #2 on: 04/10/2011 22:07:14 »
Male mosquitoes bite plants, not people.
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