Mass of Average Mosquito
Name: Dale M.
Monday, September 30, 2002
How much does the average mosquito weigh? I know that
there are over 135 varieties in North America, and may be a bit difficult.
Given that there are mosquito weights ranging from a small value to a
large value, what might that range of values be?
Can you give me a ball park figure?
I do a program on bats at the local zoo and it is a question that comes up
once in a while when I talk about what and how much an individual bat may
eat in a night. I would like to have an answer to it. I have not found
it from any of my sources.
I cannot answer the question either, but there is a lot of information on
various bat sites on the web, which you may have already seen, about what
and how much bats eat.
For a very useful start try the "discovery" and "links" pages at Bat
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