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Black mosquito?
Heiko Nier
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Posted on 21-09-2023 16:29

Location: Germany
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These animals flew into a window pane of a building in Austria, Carinthia on August 10, 2023.
There was a light source nearby.

Which group do they belong to and can they be identified further?
Heiko Nier attached the following image:

Edited by Heiko Nier on 21-09-2023 16:42
Best regards, Heiko

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Posted on 21-09-2023 17:09

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hello Heiko, it belongs to the Ceratopogonidae, it's a male and I guess it could be a Forcipomyia brevipennis.
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
Heiko Nier
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Posted on 22-09-2023 18:03

Location: Germany
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Hello Eric,

wow, I didn't think you could identify the animal so precisely.

Thank you so much, Eric!
Best regards, Heiko

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