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Mosquito emerging from water. Anopheles stephensi mosquito adult emerging from water. Mosquitoes spend their larval and pupal stages underwater. A. stephensi is the main vector of malaria in Asia. Only female mosquitoes feed on blood and transmit the Plasmodium parasite that causes malaria.
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