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Diptera larvae (Cecidomyiidae, Ceratopogonidae?)
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Posted on 18-03-2021 16:23

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Larvae (around 1-2mm) found in Nepenthes carnivorous pitcher plant, Peninsular Malaysia.
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More likely is Ceratopogonidae

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I think it is a Cecidomyiidae, sorry Paul. However, i do not have experience with larvae from that faunal area, so not sure though.
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The long hairs are like those of Forcipomyia larvae.
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That was my idea...

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I agree with Forcipomyia having long hairs, but there are also Cecidomyidae larvae from forest litter, having long hairs.
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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

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