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Common Name:Mosquito
Area:Marie Lake - Diamond Peak Wilderness, Oregon
Date:July 26, 2004

Only the female 'bites' as it needs the blood to be able to produce eggs. Females have sparsely hairy antennae, as shown, compared to a males very feathery antennae.

Reference:Cascade-Olympic Natural History by Mathews / Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders by Milne
Link:Trip Journal - Diamond Peak Backpack