NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
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Toxorhynchites speciosus feeding. This shows a larval Toxorhynchites speciosus (a mosquito which predates on other mosquitoes) feeding on a Culex quinquefasciatus larvae. The file is 1.3MB in size, this will take up to 8minutes to download, depending on your connection speed.

Dragonfly feeding on a pupa. In this video, the nymph of a dragonfly captures a mosquito pupa and starts to feed. This AVI file requires the windows media player plugin (File size - 7.5MB). This was kindly supplied by Petrina Johnson, filmed for her Honours thesis, University of Qld.

Dragonfly feeding on a larvae. Here a nymphal dragonfly captures a mosquito larvae. This AVI file requires the windows media player plugin (File size - 7.7MB). This was kindly supplied by Petrina Johnson, filmed for her Honours thesis, University of Qld.

Mosquito larvae feeding. Many mosquito larval species feed by filtering water with their mouth brushes. This video shows Culex quinqefasciatus larvae feeding by this manner (File size - 1.3MB).

Aedeomyia venustipes feeding. This species is also a filter feeder (File size - 1.3MB).

Coquillettidia linealis feeding. This filter feeding mosquito is viewed from the side (File size - 1.3MB).

Coquillettidia linealis feeding2. Another view of the same mosquito feeding (File size - 1.3MB).

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