MadSci Network: Evolution

Subject: why do mosquito bites itch/hurt ?

Date: Tue Sep 1 20:23:44 1998
Posted by thomas gelehrter
Grade level: teacher/prof
School: university of michigan
City: ann arbor State/Province: MI
Country: USA
Area of science: Evolution
ID: 904699424.Ev

The question relates to the evolutionary benefit (?) to the mosquito, 
rather than the mechanism of itching (histamine release or whatever). 
Thank you.

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