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Culicidae: Aedes geniculatus/echinus
ESant
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Posted on 30-11-2023 00:39
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Hello,

I photographed this fly near Umito (AP), Italy, 760m a.s.l. on July 22nd 2023. I think it is a Culicidae, but is it possible to identify its genus or species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
Emanuele
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The short cerci and unbanded legs suggest Aedes geniculatus/echinus
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Thank you very much Tony!
 
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