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unknown chironomidae
Mario Renden
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Posted on 07-11-2021 00:16

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I found this chironomidae attracted to light om 21th august 2021 in Donkere Duinen,Den Helder,Netherlands.

Do you know which species of chironomidae is this? Thanks a lot.

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Juergen Peters
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Posted on 07-11-2021 00:29
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I think, male of Microtendipes pedellus or near.
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Juergen Peters
Borgholzhausen, Germany
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Mario Renden
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Posted on 12-12-2021 14:18

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Thanks Juergen.
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Hello, I'm looking for literature on chironomid larvae that are able to survive after being entrapped in ice for at least several days . So far I've only found literature on Eretmoptera murphy

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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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