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    • Burst mode pumping: A new mechanism of drinking in mosquitoes 

      Kikuchi, Kenji; Stremler, Mark A.; Chatterjee, Souvick; Lee, Wah-Keat; Mochizuki, Osamu; Socha, John J. (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-03-20)
      Mosquitoes transport liquid foods into the body using two muscular pumps in the head. In normal drinking, these pumps reciprocate in a stereotyped pattern of oscillation, with a high frequency but small stroke volume. Do ...