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Sciaridae -> Chironomidae (?) Baltic amber
Igor Grichanov
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Sciaridae (?) Baltic amber
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The short antennae are typical of Chironomidae (females and non-swarming males of the Chironominae+Orthocladiinae+Diamesinae lineage), and rare or unknown in Ceratopogonidae.
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Thank you, Paul and John.
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