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Mosquitoes are Attracted to Specific Colors

A new University of Washington-led study shows that after detecting a telltale gas that we exhale, yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) fly toward specific colors, including red, orange, black and cyan, but they ignore other colors, such as green, purple, blue and white. The team’s results were published in the journal Nature Communications and at SCI News. Links below.

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