Females of Anopheles mosquito requires a blood meal for the..........

Options :
  1. Development of reproductive system
  2. Development of parasite
  3. Development of eggs
  4. None of the above

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 3


Males live for about a week, feeding on nectar and other sources of sugar. Females will also feed on sugar sources for energy, but usually require a blood meal for the development of eggs. After obtaining a full blood meal, the female will rest for a few days while the blood is digested and eggs are developed. This process depends on the temperature, but usually takes 2-3 days in tropical conditions. Once the eggs are fully developed, the female lays them and resumes host-seeking.

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