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Hairy legs
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Posted on 04-09-2022 07:11
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Pierre Duhem : France : Saint-Sornin : 17600 : 29/06/2022
Altitude : 26 m - Taille : 12-15 mm
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I knew that the fore legs are sensitive organs, but never had the occasion to see that they are indeed hairy.
Can somebody say something about this criter?
Thanks in advance.
Pierre Duhem
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Family Chironomidae tribe Chironomini

Males of some species have long hairs on the fore tarsi.
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Posted on 04-09-2022 16:56
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Thanks, John.
Pierre Duhem
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