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Ceratopogonidae larva => Culicoides
solito de solis
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Posted on 23-10-2017 14:42
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Heyr dipterists
Ceratopogonidae larvae, very tiny about 1 mm length living amid Oscillatoria in brackish water/ Alentejo-Portugal

Terminal end of larva with very long process and short retractile hooked gills
Doubble eye-spots

merci beaucoup

Edited by solito de solis on 08-11-2017 21:45
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Ceratopogonidae, but nothing more I can tell. Difficult family (for me)
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Posted on 24-10-2017 15:56
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Merci Atylotus
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Definitely, here is the video showing this nice larva moving
this is a larva of

YouTube Video

merci beaucoup
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