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Culicidae larva and pupa?
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Posted on 17-07-2021 20:14

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The larva found in the same bucket of water.
Photos taken in NE of France (Distroff, 57925) the 2021/07/15. Lenght 4- 5m
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Edited by lweit on 17-07-2021 20:16
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Posted on 17-07-2021 20:19

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it was cut in two when I handled it
And here perhaps the chrysalid

Thank you
lweit attached the following image:

Tony Irwin
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Posted on 17-07-2021 21:36
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The larva looks like Culex pipiens group, but the pupa is a ceratopogonid, probably Dasyhelea. (The exuvium in your other post is the pupal skin of the Culex.)
Edited by Tony Irwin on 17-07-2021 21:41
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Posted on 18-07-2021 09:29

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Thank you Tony
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