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Mosquito and Fly

Discussion in '$1 Daily Competition' started by shabbir, Jul 6, 2009.

  1. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

    What's the difference between a fly & a mosquito technically ?
     
  2. naimish

    naimish New Member

    A fly is an insect that lays eggs in meat which then turn into maggots and then as an adult fly away to eat and make more. Flys eat almost any food and to do it they vomit over the food item and suck up the remains. Flys have a compact and fairly heavy oval body that is sometimes covered with a coarse fur.
    Mosquitos have very thin bodies, longer legs and longer thinner wings. The females have a long proboscis (nose) hose that they insert into skin to suck up blood which is used to nurish their eggs. They lay eggs on top of still water in little bubbles. The eggs hatch and the little mosquitos swim around in the water and the adults take flight to do the cycle all over again.
     
  3. naimish

    naimish New Member

    The word "fly", such as butterflies, are not related to the "fly" zoological order (Diptera).

    The word "fly" has a non-technical meaning and a zoological meaning.

    What we name fly in common usage is any of the insects of the family Muscidae.

    Mosquitoes are common flying insects in the family Culicidae.

    In the scientific sense, flies are all insects of the order Diptera, which contains among others, the families Muscidae and Culicidae.
     
  4. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    A mosquito can find its way through the open half of a half open window.
     
  5. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    hey, where's Edit Post gone?

    Edit to the above: Navigation. A mos...etc.
     
  6. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    Also mosquitos aren't stupid enough to lay eggs inside a warm monitor so that the babies can crawl all over the inside of it, driving the user (a) bananas and (b) to try something daft like squashing it so that its little corpse can remain in the middle of the screen for all eternity or until you dismantle or replace the monitor.
     
  7. SaswatPadhi

    SaswatPadhi ~ Б0ЯИ Τ0 С0δЭ ~

    A mosquito can fly.
    But fly can't mosquito !

    Simple as that, is it ??
     
  8. SaswatPadhi

    SaswatPadhi ~ Б0ЯИ Τ0 С0δЭ ~

    A similar one :

    A fly can fly.
    But mosquito can't mosquito ! :rofl: :rofl: :D
     
  9. nimesh

    nimesh New Member

    fly is an indirect infector without pain
    mosquito is a direct infector with pain

    nice and funny answers from all :)
     
  10. coderzone

    coderzone Super Moderator

    There should be something technical about it. May be the Saswat's one
     
  11. mayjune

    mayjune New Member

    how does it do that? why can't fly do that?
     
  12. mayjune

    mayjune New Member

    how does it do that? why can't fly do that?
     
  13. nimesh

    nimesh New Member

    one more funny one
    You can zip your fly but you can't zip your mosquito!
     
  14. nimesh

    nimesh New Member

    Now a serious one

    A fly is an insect that lays eggs in meat which then turn into maggots and then as an adult fly away to eat and make more. Flys eat almost any food and to do it they vomit over the food item and suck up the remains. Flys have a compact and fairly heavy oval body that is sometimes covered with a coarse fur.
    Mosquitos have very thin bodies, longer legs and longer thinner wings. The females have a long proboscis (nose) hose that they insert into skin to suck up blood which is used to nurish their eggs. They lay eggs on top of still water in little bubbles. The eggs hatch and the little mosquitos swim around in the water and the adults take flight to do the cycle all over again.
     
  15. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    No idea, just observation. I've often (most days in fact) seen a fly repeatedly headbutting the closed half trying to get through but I've never seen a mosquito doing the same. Logically therefore the mossy must have worked it out.
     
  16. SaswatPadhi

    SaswatPadhi ~ Б0ЯИ Τ0 С0δЭ ~

    We have so many answers !!

    Where is shabbir ?!?
     
  17. nimesh

    nimesh New Member

    I think the correct answer is not yet come.
    I mean the "technical" one :lol:
     
  18. nimesh

    nimesh New Member

    haha my one post is same as one of naimish's.

    probably we both referred the same link :lol:
     
  19. naimish

    naimish New Member

    So, whoz the winner at last ? :)
     
  20. nimesh

    nimesh New Member

    Shabbir is probably waiting for his morning coffee :)
     

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