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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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Posted on 24-10-2017 10:12
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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
solito de solis
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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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20.06.18 12:13
THx Paul

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18.06.18 14:56
Thx Paul, I could go for vitta on the abdomen narrows towards the end of the abdomen!

15.06.18 18:36
Would 'narrowing stripe on the back' fit?

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Hello Can any1 help with the words Rückenstrieme dann schmäler werdender Rückenstrieme Thx, Elis

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06.06.18 08:05
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05.06.18 08:42
I have not seen any used. In Diptera it is relatively rare...

31.05.18 14:27
Hi guys! There is a word in english to refer to an insect when it doesn't have mouthparts? Like some fishs called agnatha.

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