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Culicidae - more ID? --> Aedes rusticus
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Posted on 19-12-2021 15:43

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Northern Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Bellin (east of Kiel), way between a mixed forest and a pasture, where is a small pond nearby, in the grass, 23th of May 2021, (Photos: kuv). Please help to get the ID.
kuv attached the following image:

Edited by kuv on 09-05-2022 20:26
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Posted on 19-12-2021 15:44

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2nd picture:
kuv attached the following image:

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Posted on 19-12-2021 16:25

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Hi kuv, it's an Aedes and from what's visible probably A. geniculatus (from dendrotelmata of the mixed forest).
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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Posted on 20-12-2021 10:06

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Thank you very much Eric Smile.
Greetings Kuv
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Posted on 09-05-2022 12:48

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This is not Aedes geniculatus. It is Aedes rusticus. Ae. geniculatus has a different scutal pattern and is not so extensively scaled on the thoraical pleurites.

My photos on Flickr:
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Posted on 09-05-2022 20:26

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Thank you very much Brundlefly Smile.
Greetings Kuv
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