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Spotted midge --> Ablabesmyia (Chironomidae)
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Posted on 17-02-2022 16:15

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Northern Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Bellin (east of Kiel), right by the lake Selenter See, many bushes and low vegetation, at Euonymus europaeus, 29th of May 2019, (Photos: kuv).
[I found this midge only just at a photograph of a caterpillars cocoon of Yponomeuta cagnagella.]
Please help to get the ID.
kuv attached the following image:

Edited by kuv on 17-02-2022 17:46
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2nd picture:
kuv attached the following image:

Tony Irwin
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Ablabesmyia (Chironomidae)
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Thank you very much Tony Smile
Greetings Kuv
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