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Dasyhelea Species Males (Ceratopogonidae) by TI
Jim Senn
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2022-05-03, Badem, RLP, DE; Chironomidae Midges captured on Thuja occidentalis. Are they both sexes from one Midge or two seperate species?
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2nd photo.
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Tony Irwin
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I would say they are both male, and look like Dasyhelea (Ceratopogonidae)
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Posted on 27-11-2022 13:34

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Thanks for your help, Tony. New family for me. Not much online to compare them to though.
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