Insect pest in emerging nations (4)

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Insect pest in emerging nations (4) crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on 8 June 2021 The Guardian Cryptic Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Insect pest in emerging nations (4) has a total of 4 letters.

Answer

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4T


Definition

A blood-sucking dipterous fly, of the genus Culex, undergoing a metamorphosis in water. The females have a proboscis armed with needlelike organs for penetrating the skin of animals. These are wanting in the males. In America they are generally called mosquitoes. See Mosquito.
Any fly resembling a Culex in form or habits; esp., in America, a small biting fly of the genus Simulium and allies, as the buffalo gnat, the black fly, etc.

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