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Chaoborus crystallinus
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Posted on 08-12-2021 15:06

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A female Chaoborus sp. attracted to light, in North of France, at Oxelaere, the 02 June 2021, in a small village
Is it possible to say if it is Chaoborus crystallinus or Chaoborus flavicans ?
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Edited by Renko on 09-12-2021 12:00
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Tony Irwin
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Posted on 08-12-2021 17:19
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I would say this is crystallinus
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 09-12-2021 11:58

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Thanks you very much, Tony !! Smile
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