First-time user?

This is a short tutorial that will introduce you to the process of identifying mosquitoes with diagnostic keys. It will take about 10 minutes, at the end of which you will have gained an understanding of the basic operations needed to perform identifications, some pointers on best practice in using a key, and a preview of some advanced features of using a computer-based matrix key.

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