Diptera-Culicidae-Toxorhynchites rutilus-Elephant Mosquito MALE (B)

Toxorhynchites rutilus

This mosquito was photographed in Austin, Travis County, Texas on May 14, 2016 while resting on a tree trunk in McKinney Rough Nature Park. The “orange balls” attached to this mosquito are mites.
http://bugguide.net/ distribution map shows the Elephant Mosquito as far west as Hereford, Cochise County, Arizona.

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