Mosquito Reproduction

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  1. Sperm from male mosquitoes is deposited in the female structure called ...
    spermathecae
  2. The spermathecae is located at the tip of the ... of females.
    abdomen
  3. Fertilization of eggs takes place at the time of ..., not during ....
    • oviposition
    • mating
  4. The number of spermathecae varies from... to .. . Culex females have ... , Anopheles
    have ...
    • 1 to 3
    • 3
    • 1
  5. A single female usually deposits from ... to ... eggs at one time.
    100 to 150
  6. A female mosquito may deposit ...  to ... batches of eggs over a lifetime.
    3 to 4
  7. Mating between the two sexes nearly always takes place in ... swarms.
    midair
  8. Once a female is ... , her ... will contain sperm for the remainder of her life.
    • inseminated
    • spermathecae

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Author:
ianquinto
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330043
Filename:
Mosquito Reproduction
Updated:
2017-04-02 06:39:44
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Mosquito Reproduction
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