Toxorhynchites

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Toxorhynchites

A genus of mosquitoes, which includes the largest known mosquito (the elephant mosquito), that do not consume blood, but rather subsist on carbohydrate-rich nutrients such as honeydew melon, or the saps and juices from damaged plants, refuse, fruit and nectar.
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