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Goldfish breeds and other aquarium fishes, their care and propagation - a guide to freshwater and marine aquaria, their fauna, flora and management. With 280 explanatory illustrations, printed with (14579785269)

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Goldfish breeds and other aquarium fishes, their care and propagation - a guide to freshwater and marine aquaria, their fauna, flora and management. With 280 explanatory illustrations, printed with (14579785269)

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Anopheles quadrimaculatus
Identifier: goldfishbreedsot00wolf (find matches)
Title: Goldfish breeds and other aquarium fishes, their care and propagation : a guide to freshwater and marine aquaria, their fauna, flora and management. With 280 explanatory illustrations, printed with the text
Year: 1908 (1900s)
Authors: Wolf, Herman Theodore, 1855-
Subjects: Aquariums Goldfish
Publisher: Philadelphia : Innes & sons
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries



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ed animals.The enemies of the larvae and pupae are all the carnivorous insects andtheir larvae, tadpoles, frogs,salamanders, newts, minnows, sunfishes, perch,sticklebacks, etc.; and those of the adult Dragon-flies are frogs and toads,night-flying birds and bats. It was a theory that the female Mosquitorequired animal blood to perfect the eggs, but this is scarcely possible con-sidering the enormous numbers of which only an infinitesimal proportionever taste the blood of animals. Mosquitoes are classified as long andshort beaked. The long-beaked genera of North America are Anopheles,Mergarhinus, Psorophora, Toxorhynchites, Stegomyia, Conchyliastes,Culex, Uranotaenia and Aedes, of which there are several hundred species. FIG. 2l6. Long-beaked Mosquitoes, Culex pungens.Adult female and male. Greatly enlarged. 265 AQUATIC INSECTS OF FRESHWATER Of these Anopheles bear the Plasmodium malaria which produces malarialfever, Culex pipiens those of Roman fever, Stegomyia fasciata those of yellow
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FIG. 219. Malaria Mosquitos, Anopheles quadrimaculatus. Adult male and female. Greatly enlarged. fever, and Culex ciliaris the parasitic Filarias which produce elephantiasis.Figs. 218 to 221 incl. Fishes of the carp family are very useful in pondsto destroy mosquito larvae, but the surface-feeding Top-minnow is thebest to destroy Anopheles the malaria mosquito larva, which develops and

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