salt-marsh mosquito

noun

Definition of salt-marsh mosquito

: any of various mosquitoes that breed in the brackish water of salt marshes but include some forms (as Aedes sollicitans) which migrate inland for miles

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“Salt-marsh mosquito.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salt-marsh%20mosquito. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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