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Unknown insect
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Posted on 24-01-2022 20:39
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Today I found this small ( about 7mm) insect on the house wall, maybe a midge ?
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Data: Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia , D-59821 Arnsberg, 1.24.2022, house wall
Volkmar attached the following image:

Edited by Volkmar on 24-01-2022 21:13
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Posted on 24-01-2022 21:29
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Mycetophilidae (fungus gnat). Belongs into subforum "Diptera, adults".
Edited by Juergen Peters on 24-01-2022 21:29
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Posted on 24-01-2022 22:05
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Mit Schwingkölbchen ist es immer eine Diptere Wink
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All requests are from the urban area of Vienna, if not otherwise stated.

My Diptera observations (and other living forms) can be found here, and corrections or comments over there would also be appreciated.
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Posted on 25-01-2022 12:54
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Thanks for your informations.
Best regards,
Paul Beuk
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Posted on 26-01-2022 14:02
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Tribe Exechiini. Has a Rymosia-like look to it.

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Posted on 26-01-2022 16:22
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Thank you very much Paul ! TumbsUp
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