Dengue, a mosquito-borne infection, has become a serious worldwide health concern in recent years. Pronounced “DENG-ghee,” it’s found primarily in tropical and sub-tropical regions; but unlike malaria, it clusters in urban and semi-urban areas. A potentially fatal complication of dengue called dengue hemorrhagic fever, or DHF, was first reported in
OK, that’s not really what mosquito mating entails. Actually, as with most insects, mating in mosquitoes can be divided into four general stages. Locating and Recognizing Mates In some mosquito species, the males emerge from the pupa first and are available to mate with females as soon as they emerge.