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Chironomidae larva?
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Posted on 19-03-2021 21:43

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Although I have not noticed its characteristic red color.
Ayla attached the following image:

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Posted on 19-03-2021 22:08
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Looks OK for Chironomidae. Note that only the Chironominae have bright red larvae. Other subfamilies have larvae that are green, brown, or light pink in colour.
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Posted on 20-03-2021 08:57
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Orthocladiinae with distinct eye-pattern
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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

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wing ventation is totally different

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Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

03.06.21 11:11
@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

02.06.21 22:26
Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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