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Post by cy » Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:04 am

if the female anopheles have a biting parts for the blood meal to infect human in malaria then the male anopheles have not biting parts how he can he feed? then why he have no capable to infect malaria in human? :?:

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Post by February Beetle » Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:46 am

(I used Wiki to back me up because I wasn't for sure)

Male and Females both feed on nectar their adult lives, but before laying eggs the female must have a blood meal. Males don't drink blood, they drink the nectar only so they survive but never have a blood meal.
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Post by BiologyNewb » Thu Feb 21, 2008 5:22 pm

Interesting! I never knew it was always the female mosquito biting me!

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Post by MichaelXY » Fri Feb 22, 2008 6:15 am

Those Bi^%^#'s

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Post by mcar » Sat Feb 23, 2008 12:37 pm

I remembered that this blood will also give nourishment to the female's fertilized eggs, right?
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Post by February Beetle » Mon Mar 03, 2008 4:51 am

Yes, she has to have a blood meal in order to lay healthy eggs*.

*I think :/
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