A mosquito, a type of bloodsucking fly. Depicted as a brown or black mosquito on its six, long legs, with wings, long abdomen, and needle-like mouth. Variously shown from above or facing left.
May be used to represent various insects, other bugs and bug bites, and insect-borne diseases (e.g., malaria). May also be used for metaphorical pests.
Microsoft and Facebook’s mosquitoes have red abdomens, as filled with blood.
📅 Mosquito was approved as part of Unicode 11.0 in 2018
and added to Emoji 11.0 in 2018.