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Chironomidae? => Ablabesmyia sp.
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Posted on 28-12-2008 11:46
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13 may 2008, The Netherlands, Havelte
On oak tree near water.

First impression was Ceratopogonidae, but the veinpattern seems to be more Chironomidae, i.e the place were the m-vein springs of. Still i am not sure about the family.

Any idaes about the genus?

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Edited by Klaas on 24-07-2010 12:29
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a closer look
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I think female Chironomidae, I've seen a lot of with this kind of wing-and-leg pattern. For example Guttipelopia guttipennis has a little similar wing-pattern but surely other Tanypodinae and others of the family also Smile
Wait for Xespok's opinion!
Edited by pwalter on 28-12-2008 14:28
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Based on this identification it should be Ablabesmyia sp. hanks to Tony Irwin. Wink
Edited by Paul Beuk on 07-07-2010 09:46

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It is.Smile
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thank you all,

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