Caption: Mosquito pupa. Light microscope footage of a mosquito pupa(family Culicidae). The pupa has a fused head and thorax (cephalothorax) and segmented abdomen. It does not feed because its mouthparts are changing from the larval to the adult form. After a few days, depending on the water temperature, the pupa rise to the surface of the water, the cephalothorax splits and the adult emerges.

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Mosquito pupa

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Duration: 00:00:35.01

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

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Capture format: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Codec: Apple ProRes 422

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