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

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

Ben
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Posted on 07-04-2006 22:57
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Looks like a typical Sciaridae.
 
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Ben Hamers
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Posted on 08-04-2006 20:09
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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.

Ben
 
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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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