Freshwater Microscopic Creatures - Microworlds Photography
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A mosquito pupa. Aquatic mosquito larvae enter this stage just before the transformation into an imago (winged adult). What is interesting, even in this stage the mosquito is mobile. The pupa can swim and does it really fast and abruptly.

A mosquito pupa. Aquatic mosquito larvae enter this stage just before the transformation into an imago (winged adult). What is interesting, even in this stage the mosquito is mobile. The pupa can swim and does it really fast and abruptly.

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