Gallinipper

Had the day off and headed early to Chassahowitzka WMA. So according to Wikipedia.. this Gallinipper is aggressive towards humans… well I guess I was on their off day.

Gallinipper | July 16 | Alice Mary Herden
Gallinipper | July 16 | Alice Mary Herden

This is my first encounter with this mosquito and actually, they are quite unique and big!


 

Link

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/AQUATIC/Ps_ciliata.htm