Midgut of the non-hematophagous mosquito Toxorhynchites theobaldi (Diptera, Culicidae)

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Godoy, Raquel S. M.; Fernandes, Kenner M.; Martins, Gustavo F.;
(2015)

In most mosquito species, the females require a blood-feeding for complete egg development. However, in Toxorhynchites mosquitoes, the eggs develop without blood-feeding, and both females and males exclusively feed on sugary diets. The midgut is a well-understood organ ... View more
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