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Leif G
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Posted on 03-06-2024 21:11

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Very large species in light trap on June 1.
I stumbled over the genus Sphaeromias which seem to be maybe correct. Any hope for some wise words on this?
From Egersund, South-west Norway.
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Juergen Peters
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Posted on 03-06-2024 22:04
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Chironomidae (not Ceratopogonidae).
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Juergen Peters
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John Carr
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Posted on 04-06-2024 01:47
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Tribe Chironomini, probably close to Chironomus.
Leif G
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Posted on 04-06-2024 15:33

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Thank you!
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