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Iridiscent jungle mosquito

Sabethes cyaneus


Iridiscent rainforest mosquito


Seasonal rainforest of northwest south america. Breeds in wet tree holes.

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LarryGraziano 6 years ago

Felicidades Juan! Tu foto fue elegido para "Fact of the day" en la pagina de Project Noah Worldwide de Facebook!

ZooNerd 6 years ago

This is totally bazar a pretty mosquito. That is funny and weird. I can think of the right words to call it. It is a Fascinating concept.

FakawiTribe 6 years ago


VivBraznell 6 years ago

That's an impressive looking mosquito, juanmanuel. Congratulations on the SOTD!

CalebSteindel 6 years ago

Congratulations on the SOTD, great spotting!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD!

Christiane 6 years ago

WOW.. I don't like mosquitoes.. but this one is amazing..

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Absolutely Amazingg!!!

Yasser 6 years ago

As Sigg said, we never thought we'd utter the words "beautiful mosquito", but your photo had us saying just that! Thanks for sharing this beauty and congratulations for being selected as our Spotting of the Day!


SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

Beauty and the (blood-sucking) Beast in one!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

I dislike mosquitoes for the many diseases they transmit but must admit this is a really beautiful species.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Amazing. Thanks for the sacrifice for science.

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago


Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

Yes, it IS beautiful. I hope it doesn't transmit some desease.

SG in CR
SG in CR 6 years ago

Never thought I would think of a mosquito as beautiful. Shows some dedication to getting the shot, letting it get a meal off of you.

JoshuaGSmith 6 years ago

Beautiful! (Even if it is sucking your blood!)

Córdoba, Colombia

Spotted on Jan 31, 2015
Submitted on Jan 31, 2015

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