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Limoniidae(?) from Suriname
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Posted on 02-09-2023 23:27

Location: Suriname (South America)
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Am I correct to assume this one belongs in Limoniidae? Is a further ID possible? Spotted in Suriname.
Auke attached the following image:

Edited by Auke on 02-09-2023 23:27
Your invert guide in Suriname.
John Carr
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Posted on 03-09-2023 00:30
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Genera Geranomyia, Toxorhina, and Elephantomyia have the long proboscis.
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Posted on 03-09-2023 04:09

Location: Suriname (South America)
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John Carr wrote:
Genera Geranomyia, Toxorhina, and Elephantomyia have the long proboscis.

Thank you for the confirmation! Hopefully someone will be able to say to which genus this specimen belongs.
Your invert guide in Suriname.
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