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Sycorax sp. (Psychodidae)ID Phil Withers
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Posted on 08-02-2009 14:22
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Found 10 may 2008 Dwarsgracht Neth.

Is it possible that it is an old one that lost his hairs..?
Ore not Psychodidae at all..?

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Sycorax sp
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At first..thanks!!

Second..Sycorax is not mentioned in the Checklist of the Netherlands....and is it a bloodsucking genus..?

Joke van Erkelens
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Posted on 08-02-2009 18:21

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These are quite rare in collections, so I am not surprised if they are not recorded from Netherlands. They are reputed to suck amphibian blood.
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Than it is time, to try to catch them this year.
Frogs enough...Grin

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Paul Beuk
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I got some specimens from a Dutch Malaise trap today, including a male. Smile

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