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    Forum Freshman Fozzie's Avatar
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    If it's only the female mosquito which sucks blood, what does the male feed on?


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    They generally nectar on flowers or other sources of sugar.


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    Correct - From what I recall of the malaria speech, males are exclusively vegetarian, suckling plant juice/nectar(?).

    Females will only suckle blood in preparation for laying eggs, otherwise it's plant juice all the way.
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