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Posted on 08-09-2022 13:11

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I have photographed this insect in Asturias (Spain), mid-August. Alt. 1400m asl.
Body length around 5mm (without the "feathery tail".
Do you have any idea about its identity?
Thanks for your help,
FRV attached the following image:

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Posted on 09-09-2022 10:43
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a male winged "scale insect" (Coccoidea)
Greetings - Günter
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Posted on 09-09-2022 10:45

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Thank you very much Günther. There is a strong sexual dimorphism!

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