Mosquito Ovariole (image) University of Arizona Share Print E-Mail Caption A confocal microscopic image showing a developing egg, called an oocyte, inside the ovaries of a blood fed Aedes aegypti mosquito. Follicle cells surrounding the developing egg secrete numerous eggshell proteins, including the EOF-1 protein. Credit Jun Isoe Usage Restrictions This visual may only be used in conjunction with reporting on or posting of this news release. Credit must be given as indicated. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.