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Ben Hamers
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Posted on 07-04-2006 21:55

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I see a lot of this type of midges (size about 3 mm ) these days.
Any idea ?

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Edited by Ben Hamers on 21-05-2012 21:12
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Posted on 07-04-2006 22:57
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Looks like a typical Sciaridae.
Teglagyar u. 30.
Ben Hamers
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Posted on 08-04-2006 20:09

Location: Heerlen ( Holland )
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Thank you Xespok,

I was a bit irritated by that curved thing at the end of the abdomen (ovipositor, I guess) which I didn't see at other Sciaridae-pictures.

Jan Willem
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Posted on 09-04-2006 14:46
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It's a female Sciaridae no doubt!
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