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Mosquito Larvae and Pupae

Video of mosquito larvae in a dish. These are mature larvae, younger stages are smaller. These are Aedes aegypti larvae; other species will look slightly different. Note the wriggling behavior; sometimes these are called wrigglers. Top view.

Video of mosquito larvae: side view through water.

Video of mosquito larvae and some pupae. The pupae have more of a tumbling action and are often called "tumblers". Side view through water.

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