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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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13.11.18 12:49
Hello Can any1 give me a contact email for Entomologie heute Thx

11.11.18 18:28
I don't have it, sorry

11.11.18 12:51
@Rafael_Carbonell What I would like is a pdf copy of Key to the Families of Diptera.

10.11.18 19:29
@Gordon, what exactly do you need? All the Oosterbroek literature is here:

09.11.18 15:56
Does anybody have a PDF of Oosterbroek they could email me? I had one but it didn't make it to Cambodia.

25.10.18 12:03
Da mayfly man is in da house!

18.10.18 09:12
@PaulBeuk Thanks ever so much Paul! I really appreciate it!

16.10.18 11:11
... - British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 11(3/4) (1998): 139-148.

16.10.18 11:10
@Gnats2meetu: Dobson, J.R., 1999. A ’bee-louse’ Braula schmitzi Örosi-Pál (Diptera: Braulidae) new to the British Isles, and the status of Braula spp. in England and Wales. - ...

15.10.18 14:33
Thx Paul

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