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Chironomidae very plumose antenna -> Chironomus group (resembles Kiefferulus volsellae)
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Posted on 11-04-2023 16:19

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Netherlands, today

Have not seen such plumose form before.
Edited by smol on 11-04-2023 22:20
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In the Chironomus group. The large inferior volsellae are unusual. If it were green I would suggest Kiefferulus.
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John Carr wrote:
In the Chironomus group. The large inferior volsellae are unusual. If it were green I would suggest Kiefferulus.

Very interesting, Kiefferulus tendipediformis is registered in NL. Thanks for having a look.
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