How do mosquito larvae breathe underwater?


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2012-05-01 09:17:26
2012-05-01 09:17:26

Mosquito larvae breathe using the respiratory tube i.e, siphon present at the end of the last abdominal segment.

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No. It is a young mosquito that lives underwater.

they have an air tube which stick out of the water surface and they breathe by that tube

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Fish do feed on mosquito larvae.

Mosquitoes who are adults breathe through what is called a spiracle. Spiracles are small holes on the sides of the bodies that allow them to breathe. only mosquito larvae breathe with a siphon.

tell me wat size r mosquito larvae

yes the larvae stage of anopheles breathes through spiracles. They do not have a siphon like aedes and other mosquito larvae do.

No. Mosquito larvae need to breathe oxygen from the air and they do so by a siphon tube at their posterior. See the related link for more information.

A mosquito larvae breathes in air through its siphon. It is the younger one of a mosquito!! CHA CHA!!

Yes, there are several ducks who will eat mosquito larvae. Muscovy ducks are said to be the main predator for mosquito larvae and are essential for keeping the mosquito population at bay.

dragonfly larvae eats mosquito larvae.

By wrigglers I assume you mean mosquito larvae. They have to come to the surface to breathe.

Larvae breathe through spiracles located on the eighth abdominal segment.

A dragonfly nymph lives underwater, and will eat mosquito larvae, and other aquatic insects.

Mosquito larvae can definitely be dangerous to humans and other animals. There can be a host of diseases that can be spread by coming in contact with this larvae.

'Wrigglers' is what mosquito larvae are called. They like to hang upside down just under the water's surface. That's because they breathe through a tube that's in their tails. They often find it difficult to stay still in this position.

Yes, it is safe to eat mosquito larvae; you will digest them. They even have nutritional value.

YES, especially mosquito larvae

A great many species eat mosquito larvae. Other predatory aquatic insects (e.g. dragonfly larvae, aquatic beetles) as well as freshwater fish (e.g. guppies, killifish, carp) and even birds (migratory songbirs, waterfowl) will eat mosquito larvae. Tadpoles also eat mosquito larvae.

The young stages of a Mosquito are called "Mosquito larvae".

If you are referring to wriggler the fish, they breathe through gills. If you are referring to the larvae of mosquito, they breathe through spiracles located on the eighth abdominal segment. They also breathe through a siphon, and therefore must come to the surface frequently.

if its a larvae, it cant eat, therefore how can it be carnivorous?

larvae is another name for a mosquito

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