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Chironomidae spec.?
Ingrid Altmann
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Posted on 09-07-2018 16:25

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I found this fly on 19.5.18 in our garden (Furth im Wald, Bavarian Forest, Germany).
Is it possible to say more oder do I have to be satisfied with Chironomidae spec.?

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Tony Irwin
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Tribe Chironomini. Recently emerged female. I think you'll find most of the red colour will disappear over the next day or so.
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John Carr
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Might be a Chironomus (large frontal tubercles).
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Posted on 12-07-2018 11:23

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Thank you so much Tony and John!

All the best!
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