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Polypedilum sp. scalaenum (was Chironomidae?)
kurt
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Posted on 10-08-2018 17:08
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Is it possible to tell Family and genus of this very small (1-1,5 mm) fly?
Photo from 7 August 2018 Kramfors 62 N, E 17 Ångermanland, Sweden.

Thanks for your help in advance

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Kurt Holmqvist
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Looks a bit like Stenochironomus, but not one I recognize.
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John Carr
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Probably Polypedilum based on wing pattern.
 
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Ah! - perhaps Polypedilum scalaenum?
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Thanks for your help John and Tony
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