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Chironomidae>Chironomini from Chennai - India
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Posted on 24-01-2018 17:41

Location: Chennai, INDIA
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Spotted this near Chennai on 13-Jan-2018
I usually see green ones, sometimes in great quantities.
This is a female, I suppose.
Experts, please suggest genus.
Thank you.
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Edited by SKAN on 24-01-2018 21:57
Tony Irwin
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Chironomini - might be Chironomus, but not certain with the Indian fauna
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 24-01-2018 21:58

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Many thanks Tony Irwin Smile
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Hello, Can any1 tell me if this is right - Macronychia viatica, Mg. is now Sarcophagidae: Macronychia griseola (Fallén, 1820) Thx

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