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Culex from spanish pyrenees...
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Posted on 22-08-2023 01:11

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A couple of days ago
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Edited by picotverd on 22-08-2023 11:06
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another view
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Juergen Peters
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Posted on 22-08-2023 03:32
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it's a Culex female (Culicidae).
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Posted on 03-10-2023 10:27

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This is a heavily worn Culiseta annulata. You can see the pale band in the middle of the first tarsomere, the subapical pale band on the femur and remnants of the dark spots on the wings. I think Cs. subochrea is a more coastal species, otherwise the pale colour could suggest that species as well.
Edited by brundlefly on 03-10-2023 10:52

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