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Little gnat, 3 mm, in December => Chironomidae / Tanypodinae
Markus Koschinsky
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Posted on 23-12-2022 10:06

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Location: Germany, Northrhine-Westphalia, Rheine, 35 m above sea level, garden
Time: 8th December, 2022
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Body size: approx. 3 mm

Dear Forum,

found this on a water surface in the garden... seems with a little mite... any idea what species this is?


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Edited by Markus Koschinsky on 23-12-2022 12:26
Tony Irwin
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Chironomidae, Tanypodinae
Tony Irwin
Markus Koschinsky
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thanks, Tony!

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Tony, I HAD a blank in the file name. Sorry!

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Tony, thanks! I tried it (see "Cylindromyia" Wink but don't see the image in the post.

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pjt - just send the post and attached image. Do not preview thread, as this will lose the link to the image,

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Tried to attach an image to a forum post. jpg, 32kB, 72dpi, no blanks, ... File name is correctly displayed, but when I click "Preview Thread" it just vanishes. Help!

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