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08.08.2020 Glinda the good mosquito

Not exactly a good witch but not a bad mosquito either.¬† Elephant mosquitoes-Toxorhynchites rutilus¬†don’t pursue blood meals but sip flower nectar such as that of this Boneset Thoroughwort-Eupatorium perfoliatum. Although it looks to be in danger, the Leather Bug aka … Continue reading

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