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Larva ID => Chironomidae: Chironomus sp.
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Hello,

I photographed this larva in a plant saucer in Bazzano (AQ), Italy, on February 3rd 2020. Is it possible to identify at least the family from just these photos?

Thank you in advance,
Emanuele
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Chironomidae.
 
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Chironomus sp, recognizable by the two pairs of filamentous gills on the penultimate segment
 
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Thank you both very much!
 
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