doctor crusher makes reference to a mosquito in one of the borg episodes. she is on an away mission on a borg cube and says something about looking at the situation from the mosquitos point of view, thereby making the ship stop to scratch. – The preceding unsigned comment was added by 220.127.116.11 (talk).
Missing references. --Alan 11:26, 18 July 2008 (UTC)
- While not especially dangerous, the insect was widely hated, largely due to its bite. This bite left an anticoagulant in the wound, causing itching. Certain diseases could be carried via the mosquito, most notably malaria. Only the females bit, and they also produced a irritating buzzing noise which the males lacked.