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Do both male and female mosquitos bite?

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asked Aug 19, 2012 in Pest Control by anonymous
recategorized Aug 19, 2012 by Richard S
   

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Only female mosquitos bite.  The females need blood to develop fertile eggs.  Since the males do not lay eggs, they do not bite.
answered Aug 19, 2012 by Foodie Inquisitive Expert (29,870 points)
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