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Insects on Window
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Posted on 21-03-2023 20:29

Location: Juneau, Alaska
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About a week ago we opened up a bag of potting soil in Juneau, Alaska. Recently several insects have shown up on our windows. I suspect they had emerged from the soil. I would really like to know the family and a lower taxon if possible. Also I wondered if they are native to Alaska.
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Posted on 22-03-2023 09:24
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Most likely Sciaridae, but it would be good to see a photo...
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