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At the River Styx, mosquitoes feed on worm blood [Nature Ecology & Evolution - Behind the paper]

par Frédéric Magné - publié le

Mosquitoes take blood from a diverse range of animal hosts. Mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and even fishes are fed upon by female mosquitoes. In examining the host-use patterns of a North American mosquito species, we found that the range of hosts fed upon by mosquitoes in nature is broader than previously recognized, and includes the invertebrate phylum Annelida.

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