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River chironomid
John Bratton
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Posted on 30-05-2008 16:58
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These hydra-like things are made of sand and have a larva in the stem. From looking in picture books, I think they are the chironomid Rheotanytarsus sp. Can anyone say for sure, please? They are from the edge of the River Ogwen, near Bangor, North Wales, 24 May 2008.

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Here is the habitat.
 
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Here is the habitat.
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